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This course will prepare you for life as a secondary teacher, with the skills and knowledge to influence the lives of the young people you teach.
The course is offered in partnership with Argyll and Bute, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Highland, Moray, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands councils, each working with the university through their local campus.
The PGDE (Secondary) consists of 18 weeks study at the university plus 19 weeks in professional practice in schools.
For 2017 entry the following subjects are being offered at each campus:
[The programmes offered in Argyll, Inverness and Shetland are subject to approval]
Plus professional practice in the relevant partner local authority.
The following fees apply to our PGDE for 2016-17:
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There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying. Students who are resident and studying in Scotland can apply for their fees to be paid by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). SAAS will determine eligibility.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be offered an induction year post in the local authority where you completed the programme.
The PGDE Secondary programme links directly to the MEd Critical Enquiry in Education which offers a structured programme to support professional learning throughout your teaching career.
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.