Modern Studies


Being a Modern Studies teacher

Modern Studies teachers help young people understand the political and social issues impacting their world. It’s unique to the Scottish curriculum and covers local, Scottish, UK, and international topics.

Training options

To teach Modern Studies at secondary level, you must have a relevant social studies degree plus a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE).

PGDE university courses

Here are the universities you can study for a PDGE in Modern Studies at secondary level. Entry requirements vary so it’s best to check with the course provider.

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