University of Edinburgh

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Primary Education with Gaelic (Learners)

The MA (Hons) Primary Education with Gaelic programme aims to support you to become a Gaelic-medium educator who will develop professional values of trust, respect, integrity and a commitment to the principles of social justice. Based in the Moray House School of Education, you will have the opportunity to develop a deep knowledge and understanding of learning, of children as individual learners, and of the pedagogies associated with the primary curriculum. Through extended and sustained professional practice in both Gaelic-medium and English-medium schools, you will develop professional expertise, knowledge of the curriculum in action and a critical understanding of the complexities of school and community. Additionally, MA (Hons) Primary Education with Gaelic (learners) provides you with the opportunity to study courses in Celtic (School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures) and psychology (School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences), exposing you to internationally renowned expertise in these subject areas. Graduates of the programme are able to teach in Gaelic-medium or English-medium primary education. Our teacher education programmes provide an excellent foundation for a career in teaching and are accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). Upon graduation, UK students will be guaranteed a one-year teaching induction post in a Scottish School. Moray House School of Education has been making a major contribution to the field of education for almost 200 years. You'll join a community of staff, students and alumni who have continually influenced, improved and transformed learning and teaching and wider educational policy in the UK and beyond. You'll study at one of best universities for the subject of education. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject we were placed top in Scotland and 4th in the UK. You'll learn from world-leading researchers. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked us first in Scotland for educational research and sport and exercise research, and in the UK top five and top 10 respectively.

  • Qualification
    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Edinburgh
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820
  • International Year 1 £18,800