Taught course

Learning and Teaching of Modern Languages in the Primary School

University of Glasgow · School of Education

Entry requirements

The programme is intended for General Teaching Council registered teachers.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme will give you a better understanding of foreign language learning and teaching processes in a primary setting, as well as providing resources for your own and your learners’ language development. You will also gain understanding of the interrelationship between the theoretical underpinning of language teaching and practice (the why and the what).

  • If you are a primary teacher, this programme is designed to develop your competence and confidence in the classroom.
  • It is of particular relevance to the teaching of modern languages within the Scottish Government’s Curriculum for Excellence framework within the 1+2 framework.
  • This programme has gained Professional Recognition from GTC Scotland under the Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
UK/EU £321 per 20 credits

Qualification and course duration


part time
15 months

Course contact details

Mrs Hazel Crichton