Education (Secondary)

Education (Secondary)

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Application fee: £90
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,100
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

You’ll follow a course of eight semesters (four years), to gain an Honours degree in Professional Education (Secondary). Alternatively, seven semesters (three and a half years) leads to either a General degree or to a Bachelors degree in Professional Education. General degree students may only be able to qualify in one teaching subject. Semesters 1 – 2 You’ll take the following core modules: Education: Purposes, Principles and Practice Education: Learning and Teaching To give you confidence before going out on teaching placements, you’ll take part in microteaching on campus. This involves teaching small groups of children. Your practical experience starts in Semester 2 with a two-week placement. Semesters 3 – 6 You’ll take a range of core and advanced modules in Education, including a range of teaching skills in your chosen subjects. You’ll also go on two school placements, each lasting three-to-five weeks, between Semesters 3-4 and 5-6. Physical Education students will take part in an additional four-week placement. During Semester 6, you’ll spend five half-days in schools. Semesters 7 – 8 Semester 7 includes a ten-week placement, as well as supplementary taught classes. In Semester 8 you’ll complete an Enquiry into Practice that’s closely related to your placement, as well as doing further study in your teaching subject.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

SQA Higher: ABBB or equivalents Foreign school leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill; Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component; IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17.

Career opportunities

The majority of the previous Secondary Education graduates enter the Scottish Teacher Induction Scheme (TIS), which guarantees you employment for one year as a newly qualified teacher in a Scottish Local Authority school.* Your teaching degree will also qualify you to enter into a wide variety of other professions, such as corporate training and development, museum and leisure education, educational psychology, translation or media.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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