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Mathematics and Physics teachers are always in very high demand, and this degree prepares you for a highly rewarding career broadening the ambitions of young people. BSc (Hons) Physics with Mathematics Education (11-16 years) with QTS will qualify you to teach two core curriculum subjects in any state-maintained school in England and Wales. This course aims to nurture an intellectual curiosity in the Science underlying the nature and properties of matter and energy with an aspiration to convey this curiosity to others. Along with establishing an in-depth understanding of school level Mathematics and the ability to teach conceptual understanding, whilst considering some of the challenges that children and young people face when learning Mathematics. The School of Education have recently been voted 2nd in the U.K (1st in England) for it's Undergraduate Education courses according to the Guardian University League Tables, 2020. We are extremely proud of this accolade. According to our most recent Ofsted report, some key strengths of our provisions are strong communication and positive relationships between the University and its partner schools, and the commitment of trainers in partnership schools to the all-round development of the trainees. Our comprehensive courses will give you the skills needed to make a real difference in educating the next generation, as well as thrive on a personal level with a rewarding career.
Module descriptors can be found on the University website.
This course is taught via lectures, seminars, tutorials, project work, group work, placements, work-based learning, and independent learning. Your progress will be assessed with written exams, work books, presentations and posters, research papers, essays and performance in schools. Throughout the degree you'll have one-to-one support from academic staff.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Sir Tom Cowie Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||All applicants must also have passes at grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics, Science and English or a recognised equivalent qualification. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above. We will only accept equivalencies from Equivalency Testing.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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