Taught course

Professional Practice with PGDE

University of Glasgow · School of Education

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed the PGDE from the University of Glasgow.

Months of entry


Course content

As a recently qualified teacher, this extension programme will develop your ability to be critically-reflective and explore your own practice in order to improve it. On successful completion of your PGDE you will have the opportunity to transfer your Masters-level credits into this programme.

Why this programme

  • As a new teacher stating out in your career, this programme will develop an ability to be critically-reflective and explore your own practice in order to improve it.
  • It will also provide guidance into the ethical practice habits you need to embed into your own teaching.
  • You will study the programme on a part-time basis in order to fit in with workplace demands. It will be delivered using our online platform, Moodle, and is suitable for international candidates.

Programme Structure

This extension programme is delivered online on a part-time basis, comprising one taught course (Practitioner enquiry and decision making) and a professional practice dissertation, in order to fit in with workplace demands. You have five years from starting your PGDE study to complete this degree. There will also be face to face days (international students can participate via Skype).

Professional enquiry and decision making

  • 16 September 2017, 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • 11 November 2017, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Career prospects

The majority of our graduates will pursue teaching roles in primary and secondary schools.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements and the international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£321 per 20 credits
International students
£8325 per 90 Credits

Qualification and course duration


part time
18 months

Further details of qualification

The MEd in Professional Practice is taken after you have completed your Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the University of Glasgow and wish to complete the remaining credits in order to gain a Masters qualification.

Course contact details

William McGuire