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    Hello,
    I am looking to become a Special Needs Teacher in dundee, i am working in a special school at the moment as an assistant (and have for the last 6 years so the experience part is fine). But i have no university qualification and if i can avoid it i dont want to go for four years undergrad. I am doing a Advanced Cert with birmingham uni in special needs teaching, but this does not give you a teacher qualification. I can continue this course next year and study for a PGDiploma. If i acheive that, can i then enter the PGDE course? All it says is a UK degree (english and math are fine) so basically is a PGdip the same a degree?
    Thanks (:
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    (Original post by ctyla)
    Hello,
    I am looking to become a Special Needs Teacher in dundee, i am working in a special school at the moment as an assistant (and have for the last 6 years so the experience part is fine). But i have no university qualification and if i can avoid it i dont want to go for four years undergrad. I am doing a Advanced Cert with birmingham uni in special needs teaching, but this does not give you a teacher qualification. I can continue this course next year and study for a PGDiploma. If i acheive that, can i then enter the PGDE course? All it says is a UK degree (english and math are fine) so basically is a PGdip the same a degree?
    Thanks (:
    Hi, it would be best to contact Dundee and see what they say :yep:
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Hi, it would be best to contact Dundee and see what they say :yep:
    I have before but they weren't very helpful, they only gave me the link to their entry requirements page.
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    (Original post by ctyla)
    I have before but they weren't very helpful, they only gave me the link to their entry requirements page.
    Doonesbury is a PGDip considered a degree? Would it be ok for entry to this course? Thank you! https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/pr...y-requirements
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Doonesbury is a PGDip considered a degree? Would it be ok for entry to this course? Thank you! https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/pg/pr...y-requirements
    Dunno sorry.

    A PGDip is a Level 7 course but you are right the OP will require clarification from Dundee.
    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgrad...d-certificates
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    (Original post by ctyla)
    I have before but they weren't very helpful, they only gave me the link to their entry requirements page.
    Speak to someone else and get an answer in writing from them. They are setting the entry requirements, if there is any doubt then only they can confirm if something is suitable.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Dunno sorry.

    A PGDip is a Level 7 course but you are right the OP will require clarification from Dundee.
    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgrad...d-certificates
    Thank You, wise one.

    PS PRSOM
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    thank you, wise one.

    Ps prsom
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