Taught course

Secondary Education (Home Economics) (PGDE)

University of Dundee · School of Education and Social Work

Entry requirements

You must have an SCE higher grade pass in English or equivalent, and either: a degree from a higher education institution in the United Kingdom, or; a degree of an equivalent standard from outside the United Kingdom. The content of your degree must be relevant to the subject you want to teach. Please visit our web pages for full details.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme comprises 18 weeks in University plus 18 weeks (a GTCS requirement) on professional practice placements (9+9 weeks). Students are associated with two schools (one per semester) in order to capitalise on opportunities to gain deeper understanding and to participate in the wide spectrum of aspects associated with the lives of schools.

Although this is a graduate level course, applications should be made through the UCAS undergraduate application system.

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Information for international students

Overseas students should make contact with the Programme Administrator to discuss their Degree, English and Maths qualifications.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months
part time
18 months

Further details of qualification

These programmes (accredited by the GTC for Scotland) prepare graduates to teach the relevant subject(s) in secondary schools.

Course contact details

Admissions and Student Recruitment
+44 (0)1382 383838