A one-year, professional training course that enables you to become a secondary school teacher in Scotland. In order to take a PGDE, you must already have an undergraduate honours degree. The other way of getting into teaching is by completing a four-year education degree.
UCAS operates the application process for British Universities. The acronym stands for University and College Admissions Service. Every person that wants to study a degree or PGDE course in the UK will have to apply through UCAS.
There are seven universities in Scotland that offer a four-year degree:
- University of Aberdeen
- University of Dundee
- The University of Edinburgh
- University of Glasgow
- University of Stirling
- University of Strathclyde
- University of the West of Scotland
You can also find the most up-to-date information by searching on UCAS.
SAAS stands for Student Awards Agency Scotland. It is an executive agency of the Scottish Government that supports eligible students by paying their tuition fees, as well as offering bursaries and supplementary grants.