This course is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education. The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and the Scottish Government. You learn from on-campus classes and 19 weeks of placements in schools in Scotland. The qualification allows you to teach in locations world-wide. If you're a Scottish or EU student, you're guaranteed a job for one year in a Scottish school after you graduate.
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||University of Strathclyde|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Scottish Higher||A - C||Higher English (A-C) or equivalent.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
A national qualification in English at SCQF Level 6 (Higher) or alternative.
A national qualification in Maths at SCQF Level 5 (National 5) or alternative.
Minimum of first degree or equivalent, normally containing passes in at least two years’ progressive study in the subject(s) you want to teach.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/secondaryeducation/biologywithscience/
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Clearing contact details
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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