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Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

The DLITE PGDE Programme is developed and delivered in partnership with the Local Authorities and as such is promoted through the local authorities and from our own website.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Yvonne Bain

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • PGDE Secondary (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

To develop knowledge and understanding of the 3-18 curriculum in Scottish schools.
To begin to develop knowledge and understanding of learning, how children learn at different stages, and associated pedagogical approaches,
To develop professional skills and abilities relevant to the professional practice of teaching.
To encourage personal and professional commitment to life-long learning.
To develop skills for critically reflecting on practice

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • PGDE (DLITE) Chemistry & Physics With Science
  • Professional Grad Diploma In Education (Dlite) Technological Education
  • Professional Graduate Diploma In Education (DLITE) Home Economics
  • Professional Graduate Diploma In Education (Dlite) Mathematics
  • Professional Graduate Diploma In Education (Dlite) Business Education
  • Professional Graduate Diploma In Education (Dlite) Computing

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 2 or 3 smaller assessments.

Resit: One resubmission of the above paper.

Formative Assessment



The summative assessment is linked to School Experience 1A. Feedback from first attempt is timely in order to ensure students have the opportunity to gather further evidence from School Experience for resubmission.

Formative opportunities  may be available, through peer and tutor feedback for example through the reflective blogs which forms part of the course online activity, and through the tutor-directed activities.

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