This is a one-year, full-time course, split into three trimesters.
Starting in August, you will spend a total of 18 weeks in University and 18 weeks in secondary school placements over the duration of your course.
- Learning & Teaching 1
- Understanding Learning & Teaching
- Learning & Teaching 2
- Professional Enquiry
These four modules will help develop your skills as a dynamic and effective teacher. All modules are SCQF Level 11.
Learning & Teaching 1&2
These modules are related to knowledge of the curriculum and school placements. You will explore effective methodologies, curriculum design, and keep up-to-date with current initiatives from the Scottish Government’s “A Curriculum for Excellence” and “The Attainment Challenge” policies.
Understanding Learning & Teaching
This module will allow you to explore the theory and policy underpinning our educational system. We will explore keys themes such as behaviour management, additional support needs and more, both in theory and practice. Visiting experts will offer professional advice on complex issues.
This module will prepare you to undertake an action research project. The project will be combined with an interdisciplinary project in your later placement, which will give invaluable insights into the complexities of making changes to practice and equip you with research methods.