University of the West of Scotland: Education (Secondary)
|Institution||University of the West of Scotland|
|Department||Education and Social Sciences|
|Telephone||0800 027 1000|
With a strong practical bias, this programme provides the formal teaching qualification for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), preparing you for a career in secondary school teaching.
Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland)
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
All applicants should hold a degree validated by a university in the UK or a degree of an equivalent standard from outside the UK plus have an English qualification of at least SCQF Level 6 (e.g. Higher English or ESOL) and Mathematics of at least SCQF Level 5 (e.g. National 5, Intermediate 2 or Standard Grade Credit).
The degree qualification must contain a minimum of 80 credit points relevant to the teaching qualification that an applicant plans to qualify for in Secondary, with at least 40 of the credit points studied at Level 8 or above (i.e. around two years full-time study in Higher Education).
Applicants are strongly advised to visit the Teaching in Scotland website www.teachinscotland.org for full information on what is required to become a teacher in Scotland.
An offer of a place on this programme is made on the basis of your application and successful interview.
Overseas students must meet UWS English language requirements.
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