University of Strathclyde
Home Economics - Gaelic Medium (PGDE - Graduates only) PGDE
University of Strathclyde

Key Course Facts


Salary of Graduates in Pharmacology

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Pharmacology at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24000 £23000 £27500
25-75 percentile range £22500 - £28000 £16500 - £26500 £21000 - £33000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Pharmacology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25018 £24761 £30546
25-75 percentile range £22509 - £29964 £18767 - £33282 £22522 - £40793

Course Description

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is the graduate entry route to those who want to become a Primary or Secondary teacher in Scotland. The PGDE is an internationally recognised qualification, newly qualified teachers will be able to apply for qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent in their home country.

Why PGDE Home Economics - Gaelic Medium at Strathclyde?

This course is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education.

The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and the Scottish Government.

You learn from on-campus classes and 18 weeks of placements in schools in Scotland.

The qualification allows you to teach in locations worldwide

If you're a Scottish, rest of UK or EU student, you're guaranteed a job for one year in a Scottish school after you graduate.

Your Career

A degree in education will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people. Most of our PGDE graduates go on to work as teachers in secondary schools across the country.

Recent graduate job titles include:

Secondary Teacher

Head Teacher

Further Education Lecturer

Special Educational Needs Teacher

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Home Economics - Gaelic Medium (PGDE - Graduates only) PGDE at University of Strathclyde

50% Secretarial and related occupations
15% Elementary occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Media Professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Business and Financial Project Management Professionals
5% Protective service occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Home Economics - Gaelic Medium (PGDE - Graduates only), PGDE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Home Economics - Gaelic Medium (PGDE - Graduates only) PGDE

Scotland £1820 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £18050 year 1
International £18050 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde.

Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply.

The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page:

For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Strathclyde in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Strathclyde in related subject specific rankings.


    • #9 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #2 
    • #24 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #7 
    • #301 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #4 
    • #319 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 31 university rankings of University of Strathclyde

About University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a prominent research education institution situated in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Awards and accolades are never far away from their name, having been recognised as university of the year on numerous occasions by Times Higher Education, as well as the 4th best in the UK for Student Satisfaction. The city itself is known for the friendly and humorous locals, as well as the diverse and international student population.

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