PGDE Clearing closes on Wednesday 26 August


Professional Graduate Diploma in Education Vacancies

PGDE Clearing is now open. We still have spots available on a number of our Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) programmes.

What is University Clearing?

Clearing is the process where you can apply for courses that still have places available. Applicants contact us directly to see if we’ll accept them.

You'll be eligible for Clearing if you:

  • applied through UCAS after 30 June
  • have not received any offers
  • have rejected all your offers

Contact us

Speak to our team about applying for any of our open subjects by clicking  ‘Let’s Talk’ below.


Scottish and EU students

If you're from Scotland or the European Union you may be eligible to apply for 2020 entry to the following subjects:

We are open for applications to the Part-Time PGDE programme in the subjects listed as open, above (excluding Technological Education). To find out more about this option, please speak to one of our advisors.

Please note: that we are closed for 2020 entry to Primary Education for Scottish and EU students.

Register your interest for 2021 entry to the PGDE

International and England, Wales or Northern Ireland

If you're an international student or from England, Wales or Northern Ireland you may be eligible to apply for 2020 entry to the following subjects:

Step 1

Speak to an adviser today

You can contact us through live chat at the dedicated times above, or email if you're interested in applying for 2020 entry to our PGDE Secondary Education programme. Our student advisors and team will be there to discuss your eligibility and talk you through the application process.

Please note: we are closed for 2020 entry to Primary Education for Scottish and EU students.

Step 2

Online application form

If our advisors believe that you meet the entry requirements for the subject you're interested in, the next step would then be to complete our online application form. This allows you to upload any necessary supporting documents. From there, we will go through a verification process.

Please note, you only need to complete the following sections:

  • Personal details (including phone number and email address)
  • Address
  • Education history
  • Subject of interest
  • Document upload

Once a member of our admissions team has assessed your documentation and confirmed your eligibility, you will be invited to attend an interview.

If successful at interview, you'll then make a formal application through the UCAS clearing system.

Why study the PGDE at Strathclyde?

  • our School of Education is ranked 4th in the UK for Education (The Complete University Guide 2021)
  • we’re the largest provider of Initial Teacher Education in Scotland
  • opportunity to achieve 120 Masters-level credits
  • learn through taught classes and 18 weeks of placements in a school in Scotland
  • become qualified to teach in locations worldwide
  • STEM Bursary of £20,000 available for career changers (for Chemistry, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Technological Education)
  • guaranteed teaching job for a year following qualification, in a Scottish school
  • as a newly qualified teacher, you can receive an additional financial enhancement in the region of £8,000 under the Preference Waiver Scheme

Watch our videos to find out more

About the School of Education

Linda Brownlow, Head of the School of Education gives an overview of what it's like to study within the School at Strathclyde.

Introduction to PGDE

Catherine Whitley gives an introduction of the PGDE within the School at Strathclyde.

Placement & assessment

Catherine Whitley gives an overview of placement and assessment on the PGDE.

Our students

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