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Secondary Education (History) (PGDE)

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Holyrood Campus

Content

The one-year programme is the Scottish route to qualified teacher status. We aim to prepare you for the range of roles that teachers are expected to play: a competent, reflective classroom practitioner; a collaborator who contributes to the wider informal curriculum of the school; a subject specialist and curriculum developer; and a teacher in society, whether building strong relationships with parents or contributing to national policy debates.

The 36-week secondary programme is divided equally between University- based and school-based activities.

Campus activities will include lectures and workshops, with a focus on student-centred learning in a multidisciplinary setting. School activities will include observation and analysis of teaching and learning, through to developing and implementing your own teaching practice.

Entry Requirements

You must have a degree containing 80 SCQF credit points from a range of subjects such as British History, European History, World History and Scottish History, with a maximum of 40 SCQF credit points from Ancient History. 40 of the credit points must have been studied at SCQF Level 8 or above. You must also have Higher English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5 at B.

You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

V1X1

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Moray House School of Education

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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