University of Edinburgh
Students' placement experiences will cover 3 school settings: early years, middle primary and upper primary; each placement is preceded by study on a school-stage-related course at the University; each unit of study comprises 2 courses, 1 on preparation for teaching, the other a school placement course; in addition, students undertake extensive reading; the courses involve learning in the domains of educational theory and practice, ensuring that students are well prepared to take on the professional role of a student teacher on placement; there is an emphasis on the development of collaborative working skills in problem-based learning contexts.
A UK university degree, 2.1 preferred, or its international equivalent, in the subject to be taught and containing at least 2 graduating courses in the relevant subject; plus SQA Higher Grades at levels A, B or C (or equivalent) in English and SQA Standard Grades level 1 or 2 (or equivalent) in mathematics; applicants are also expected to have experience working with children in an employment or volunteering capacity and an ability to reflect thoughtfully on that experience; evidence of sustained personal interests relevant to the primary school curriculum is desirable.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDipEd||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|PgDipEd||Full-time||£ 1,820 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|PgDipEd||Full-time||£ 14,550 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Moray House School of Education||Edinburgh||EH8 8AQ||Scotland|
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