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The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Primary is for graduates who wish to enter the teaching profession at primary school level. This 36-week programme is the Scottish route to qualified teacher status.
This is an intensive programme of study with half of this time spent in placement schools and the other half spent studying on campus.
Through graduate level study of education and professional placements, you will begin your development as a primary school teacher. Your learning follows the chronological sequence of pupil development - the focus is initially on early years, moving to the middle primary and then upper primary years.
We aim to produce successful, reflective teachers, sensitive to the demands of pupils, responsive to changes within the
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Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.
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