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Join us in August 2022 to begin your teaching journey at one of the highest-ranked departments for Education in the UK.

Please note, Clearing only applies to UK applicants for full-time courses. Part-time applicants and full-time international students should apply directly through the subject pages.

We remain open for 2022/23 for:

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

How to apply

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Chat to an advisor

Chat to one of our advisors today using the LiveChat on this page. Our team are available between 10am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. You can also email us at


Complete an online application

You'll need to complete all sections and upload your degree certificate, transcript and evidence of English and Maths. Access the application form.

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Invitation to interview

Once a member of our admissions team has your documentation and confirmed your eligibility you'll be invited for an online interview.  

Success at interview

If you're successful at interview you'll need to make a formal application through the UCAS clearing system.

Why study the PGDE at Strathclyde?

  • our School of Education is ranked 3rd in the UK for Education (The Sunday Times Good 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

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