University of Stirling

Chemistry and Professional Education University of Stirling Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

The University of Stirling and Edinburgh Heriot-Watt University will be offering a collaborative programme in BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Professional Education. Students follow the same Professional Education path as others at Stirling but attend Chemistry lectures and seminars at Heriot-Watt's campus. The BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and Professional Education is a 4-year programme of study that is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Chemistry teaching at the secondary school level. This programme of study works in the same way as other combined degrees at the University of Stirling: on graduation and successful completion of the ITE programme students are able to commence their induction year in schools and register with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

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 deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code F1X3
Institution code S75
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB To include Chemistry.
GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature at grade B (or new level 6). GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or new level 6)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM To include Chemistry.
GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature at grade B (or new level 6). GCSE Mathematics at Grade B (or new level 6)
Scottish Higher ABBB AABB over 2 sittings.
To include Chemistry.
Higher English at grade B and National 5 Mathematics (or Lifeskills Mathematics) at grade B or equivalent.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points English and Chemistry at Higher Level grade 5 and Mathematics at Standard Level grade 5.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Obtain IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill or equivalent.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree: https://www.stir.ac.uk/international/international-students/pre-sessional-english-language-courses/

English language requirements

https://www.stir.ac.uk/study-in-the-uk/entry-requirements/english/undergraduate/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £15,600 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: Scottish and EU students can apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company. Students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales who successfully progress to their fourth year of study at Stirling will be awarded an Honours Year Scholarship covering the full cost of the tuition fees in their final year. Please see university website for more details.

Provider information

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University of Stirling
Stirling
FK9 4LA


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

01786 467044