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Primary Education with Gaelic (Learners) (5 years)

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study 40 credits each of primary studies, educational studies and Gaelic. Primary education courses include placements in schools.

Year 2:
You will study 40 credits each of primary studies, Gaelic and linguistics. Primary education courses include placements in schools.

Year 3:
You will spend a year at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on the Isle of Skye, focusing on developing your Gaelic. You will complete An Cùrsa Comais, an intensive language learning course designed for intermediate level learners whose aim is to become fluent in Gaelic.

Year 4:
You will undertake a year-long school placement which includes extensive experience of both Gaelic-medium and English-medium primary education.

You will experience a range of school stages and will develop professional skills and abilities to prepare for your induction year.

You will also study 20 credits each of primary studies and Education and Gaelic in Scotland during the year, coming back in to the University on specific weeks for classes.

Year 5:
You will study primary studies, educational studies (including a dissertation) and Theory and Pedagogy of Immersion and Bilingual Education.

You will select an option from a suite of courses within the School of Education. Primary education courses include placements in schools.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AAAA (minimum) but typically AAAAA (first sitting) including Maths plus English at National 5 at C.

Widening Access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) including Maths plus English at National 5 at C.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

3R67

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Moray House School of Education

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other