Teachers convey the exciting challenges chemists face and the importance of continuous discovery to our daily lives.
Why Chemistry with Teaching at Strathclyde?
Combine a Royal Society of Chemistry-accredited MChem course with the education theory and classroom experience required for recognition by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.
Study a dual-accredited course at a higher level than anywhere else in the UK.
Opportunities to move between careers in secondary education and the chemical industry.
Benefit from AstraZeneca and GSK bursary scheme for chemistry undergraduates.
Most graduates follow the career path of a secondary teacher but you can also compete successfully for jobs in all branches of the chemical industry. There are also opportunities for chemists in other areas such as national and local government services, in hospitals and in education at all levels.
Recent graduate job roles include:
Scientific communication specialist
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
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible 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|
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - AAA||Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology, GCSE English Language 4/C and Literature 4/C.|
|Scottish Higher||AABB - AAAC||Chemistry, Maths, Physics OR Biology/Human Biology, English C. Advanced Higher Chemistry and Maths recommended for S6 study and to compensate for missed Higher grades.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||34 points||Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology all at HL, English SL6.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3, H3||Chemistry at H2, Maths at H2, Physics or Biology at H3 and English at H3|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||ABB - AAA||Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Biology, GCSE English Language 4/C and Literature 4/C or Higher English C.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||A in Graded Unit.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£1,820 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.