What will I learn?

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. If you are interested in embarking on a rewarding and fulfilling career, where you can really make a difference, our PGDE programmes give you the opportunity to get a teaching qualification in just 36 weeks.The aim of the programme is to produce adaptable, flexible teachers who are able to collaborate and cooperate with other professionals, ready to the face challenges of teaching in the 21st century and to commit to the notion of life-long learning. The University of Aberdeen offers an innovative PGDE programme that brings together primary and secondary specialists, in order to learn together, to share common experiences, and to debate current educational issues.The development of the programme aims to produce inclusive practitioners who will be able to face the challenges of the 21st century classroom, by adopting innovative pedagogies that support all learners and foster collaborative working. The PGDE programme is offered on a full-time basis over 36 weeks with 18 weeks spent on placement in schools in our partner Local Authorities, and the other 18 weeks spent on campus.All applications should be made through the main Undergraduate UCAS scheme and not through Teacher Training. This applies to all institutions in Scotland delivering the PGDE, not just Aberdeen.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (10 Months)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

15 August 2022

Venue

Main Site

University Office,

Regent Walk King's College,

Aberdeen,

Aberdeen, City Of,

AB24 3FX, Scotland

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Aberdeen

Scottish University of the Year 2019, the university is renowned for ground-breaking research and innovation.

  • Olympic-standard Aberdeen Sports Village and Aquatic Centre
  • Excellent graduate outcomes and employment prospects
  • Offers top-ranking award-winning student clubs and societies
  • Study abroad opportunities through Erasmus