Taught course

Secondary Education

University of Strathclyde · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

In General, you should be a degree holder with an SCE Higher Award in English at Grace C or above. Visit our website for specific requirements and equivalents.

PGDE (Secondary) Full Time; PGDE (Secondary) Part-time.

Months of entry


Course content

Introduction The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) ensures that students are teaching with professional skills, attitudes and competences to focus their subject teaching and learning in the modern secondary school. The course recruits graduates from a range of of secondary teaching disciplines and is attended by UK, EU and international students. The course is recognised as a valid teaching qualification throughout the world. The course encourages active and participatory styles of learning in order to meet professional needs, and to promote a commitment to continuing professional development.

Information for international students

Fees for international students for session 2006/2007 are £7620, with a $2000 (£850) scholarship automatically awarded, thus fees equivalent to £6770. International students are asked to bring with them a Letter of Good Conduct from their local Police Force. For further information check website.

Fees and funding

For more information please refer to the student Awards Agency for Scotland OR refer to your Local Education Authority/Education and Library Board.

Qualification and course duration


full time
10 months
part time
21 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Professional practice50

Course contact details

Educational Support Team
0141 444 8100