University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Physics with Teaching

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Course summary

There is a shortage of physics teachers across the UK and our degree is designed to fill this need in the industry. Why Physics with Teaching at Strathclyde? Combine an Institute of Physics-accredited course with the education theory and classroom experience required for recognition by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. The first three years of the course are the same as the MPhys / BSc Physics curriculum and students can transfer from these degrees to the Physics with Teaching degree up until the end of 3rd year, subject to having the appropriate English qualification. Develop your skills with integrated teaching placements. Benefit from a professional teaching qualification which is recognised across the UK and overseas. Qualify to enter the paid probationary year as a teacher of physics in Scottish secondary schools. Your Career In addition to employment opportunities within a variety of local authorities this degree opens up the possibility to be a science communicator. Recent graduate job roles include: Secondary school teacher Science communicator

Course details

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

Application codes

Course code:
F3XC
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

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)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £21150* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £21150* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £21150* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Physics with Teaching at University of Strathclyde - UCAS