University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Learning and Teaching Modern Languages in the Primary School

The programme gives students a better understanding of foreign language learning and teaching processes in a primary setting. It has a focus on the interrelationship between theoretical understanding and practice. It is of particular relevance to the teaching of modern languages within the Scottish Government�s Curriculum for Excellence framework. This programme has gained Professional Recognition from GTC Scotland under the Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning.

Entry requirements

The programme is intended for General Teaching Council registered teachers.

Course modules

Core courses: language acquisition and language learning and teaching; language and culture; language and knowledge about language.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 321 per Credit module (home fees) 15 months
PgCert Part-time £ 321 per Credit module (EU fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dumfries Campus Dumfries DG1 4ZL Scotland

Key information

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