University of Sunderland

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physics with Mathematics Education with QTS

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

Module descriptors can be found on the University website.

Assessment method

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:

  • Secondary

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
T53W
Institution code:
S84
Campus name:
Sir Tom Cowie Campus
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12500 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Physics with Mathematics Education with QTS at University of Sunderland - UCAS