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.
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.
College of Social Sciences
School of Education