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Secondary Education (Modern Studies) (PGDE)

University of Glasgow

Venues

Gilmorehill Campus

Content

If you are an aspiring teacher, this programme will provide you with the knowledge, skills and values you need to become the committed professional necessary for today’s schools.

The programme consists of 18 weeks of study in the University and 18 weeks of school experience in our partner schools

As well as offering courses in educational and curricular issues, the programme also highlights the importance of practitioner enquiry. This systematic reflection on teaching in the classroom gives the programme its distinctive Masters character.

The programme will prepare you to meet the demands of the profession through the following areas of study:

Understanding learning and teaching; Curriculum, pedagogies and practice in the secondary; Professional enquiry; and school placements.

You also have the option to study for the Catholic Teacher's Certificate in Religious Education.

Entry Requirements

You must have a degree containing 80 SCQF credit points from two of: Criminology; Economics; Geography; History or Economic History; International Relations; Law; Politics; Sociology; or Social Policy. 40 of the credit points must have been studied at SCQF Level 8 or above. At least 40 credit points must come from politics or sociology. You must also have Higher English plus Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

V9X1

Course Length

10 months

Faculty

College of Social Sciences

Department

School of Education

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.gla.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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