Religious Education

All pupils will study Religious Education at some point in their school days with many opting to continue with this fascinating subject to national exam levels in senior school.

What’s involved?

Religious education in modern Scotland takes a comparative approach, investigating beliefs and moral, philosophical and ethical issues in world religions and secular societies.

Religious Education teacher training options

To teach religious education, you need a degree in religious studies or theology plus a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE). Alternatively, you can study a degree that combines education with religious and philosophical studies.

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