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and on successful completion of a probationary teaching year will be awarded full registration. Our e-PgCert Professional and Higher Education course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for teacher status (nurses and midwives only) and for Fellowship or Associate Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Our PgCert Collaborative Working: Education and Therapy course supports teachers as part of their Professional Update and allied health professional career development in line with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) standards, professional body standards and the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework. Our approach to learning and teaching Students on any of our education courses can be assured that they will learn in a friendly and supportive environment and that they will benefit from an academically rigorous approach, informed by our research expertise. Our philosophy as an institution emphasises student support and our relatively small size means that we can develop strong working relationships with all our students. Careers Each of our education courses prepares you to lead in innovative practice and help others fulfil their potential. Entry requirements PgCert Collaborative Working: Education and Therapy Relevant professional or practical experience is essential. Successful completion of a relevant degree or an equivalent qualification will normally be required. It is possible for candidates with alternative qualifications and appropriate relevant professional experience to be considered. International: Where your degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score less than 6.0. PGDE Secondary (Home Economics)* Successful applicants must, as a minimum, meet the requirements as set by the Memorandum on Entry Requirements to Courses of Initial Teacher Education in Scotland produced by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), which specifies general entrance requirements for all applicants and subject specific requirements for Secondary applicants*. Minimum entry requirements: • a degree validated by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom • the degree should normally contain 80 SCQF credit points relevant to the teaching qualification being studied • 40 of these credits points must have been studied at SCQF level 8 (or above) from at least two of the following areas: consumer studies, food studies, food or textile technology, nutrition • the other 40 credits are needed in any subject relevant to the Home Economics curriculum in Scottish schools (eg family studies, food sciences, health, hospitality or textile studies) PLUS • A National Qualification in English at SCQF Level 6, for example: - Higher English Grade C or; - A Level English, Grade D or; - GCSE English Language AND English Literature, at 4/C IN BOTH or; - Irish Leaving Certificate Higher English at Grade 4/C2. Please note that Higher ESOL is acceptable for entry to PGDE Secondary Education (Home Economics) only. It is not accepted for entry to BA (Hons) Education Studies (Primary). 55 AND • A  National Qualification in Mathematics at SCQF Level 5, for example: - Standard Grade/Int 2/National 5 Mathematics Grade C or; - GCSE Mathematics at 4/C or; - Irish Leaving Certificate Mathematics Ordinary Grade 3/B3. Please note National 5 Lifeskills/ Applications Mathematics is accepted in place of National 5 Mathematics. International: Where your degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 with no individual component score less than 6.0. *This course is subject to accreditation by the GTCS MSc/e-PgCert Professional and Higher Education Normally a UK honours degree or equivalent. In addition, it is possible candidates with alternative qualifications and appropriate relevant professional experience may be considered. It is required that you have an existing teaching role in your workplace at undergraduate level or above. In addition, for qualified nurses or midwives you must have: • c  urrent first-level professional registration, which is effectively entered on the register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Council; • e  vidence of professional post- registration experience and • a  ccess to an appropriate practice/ clinical area that will allow candidates to meet the outcomes of the course. Candidates who do not have standard entry requirements may be asked to submit ɵѥٔͅѼɅє)ѡݱͭ́ɕեɕЁѡ)ٕ)%ѕɹѥ]ɔȁ)ɕ́ЁՑ͠)ԁݥɕեɕѼɽ٥٥)͠ՅѕЁ)́ѡ%1QLܸݥѠ٥Յ)Ё͍ɔ́ѡظ