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In-service BA - Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE)

Application is direct rather than through UCAS Part-time study available

We’re one of just three Scottish Universities endorsed by the Scottish Government to offer the Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE).

In-service BA - Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE)

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Key facts

  • Award BA, University Diploma
  • Start date September, with a course induction in August
  • Duration 12 months
  • Mode of study Part-time, Mixture of online and classroom delivery
  • Accreditations General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)

If you’re a lecturer in Further Education, this is the qualification you need. Our in-service TQFE qualification will benefit you if you work in a further education or college environment, with five years’ experience of your subject area and at least two years’ training, teaching or coaching experience at an appropriate level.

We’re one of just three Scottish Universities endorsed by the Scottish Government to offer the Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE), and it’s validated by the General Teaching Council of Scotland (GTCS). You can register with GTCS when you graduate, and your qualification will ensure you’re a professionally recognised lecturer.

Our TQFE is unique in emphasising the importance of critical reflection, peer learning and peer assessment. We value the knowledge and skills you can bring to the course and encourage you to critically reflect on your existing teaching practice. Feedback from our previous students has been very positive about these features of the course.

Top reasons to study with us

We’re accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), so you can register with the GTCS when you graduate.

The TQFE course offers students the ability to walk the walk and talk the talk
David McShane
TQFE employer
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