Education is an interesting field of study in its own right. You will learn about formal and informal education in relation to political and social issues.
Opportunity to put theory into practice in a community placement and enhance your employability.
Develop your knowledge and understanding of the education systems of Scotland and beyond.
Learn about education in relation to political and social issues.
Experience research-informed, evidence-based teaching by internationally-recognised professionals.
Opportunity to progress to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Primary or Secondary teaching.
From constitutions to wars and terrorism – Politics and International Relations covers a range of important issues.
Develop high-level written and verbal skills.
Benefit from research-led teaching – Politics at Strathclyde was No 1 in Scotland for research impact in the latest UK research rankings.
Politics has received excellent overall satisfaction scores in consecutive National Student Surveys – above 90%.
Politics at Strathclyde has a long tradition of real-world excellent research, informing quality teaching in a student-friendly environment.
Opportunities for placements and international exchange.
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 - BBB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C|
|Scottish Higher||AAAA||Higher English, Maths/Lifeskills Maths National 5 B, or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||Maths SL5|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||HNC Social Sciences: A in Graded Unit; Maths National 5 B, or equivalent|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|