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16 August 2017
Your programme of study
You can qualify as a secondary teacher in just 36 weeks by spending 18 weeks in the classroom on campus and 18 weeks on placement at schools in partner Local Authorities. Subject areas are listed on the programme page:
The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) is a one year (36 weeks) full-time course of professional training accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. The aim of the programme is to produce adaptable, flexible teachers able to collaborate and cooperate with other professionals, ready to face challenges of teaching in the 21st century and commit to the notion of lifelong learning.
Courses listed for the programme
Biology with Science; Business Studies; Chemistry with Science; Drama; English; Gaelic; Geography; Home Economics; History; Mathematics; Modern Languages; Modern Studies; Physics with Science; Religious Education; .
OF WHICH YOU CHOOSE 1 SUBJECT NORMALLY
4 Compulsory courses
2 academic courses
2 school experience courses
2 nine week placements
Students must meet the requirements of the Standard for Initial Teacher Education (SITE) in order to pass the PGDE and gain entry to the Teacher Induction Scheme in Scotland (subject to meeting SAAS funding criteria).
Why study at Aberdeen?
Your programme is accredited by the General Teaching Council of Scotland
You study over just 10 months to quality as a teacher
Where you study
University of Aberdeen
18 weeks on campus and 18 weeks on placement in schools
View all funding options on our funding database via the programme page