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. As a politics student, you'll look at the work of governments and their policies and study the behaviour of those who govern - and who they are governing - both at home and abroad. You'll also gain knowledge of domestic and international institutions and issues relating to conflict and cooperation.
Why Education and Politics and International Relations at Strathclyde?
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.
Experience research-informed, evidence-based teaching by internationally-recognised professionals.
Opportunity to progress to a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Primary/Secondary.
Our graduates will have opportunities to work in professions associated with education, for example, in law, psychology, journalism, the Civil Service, and the Museums Service. A joint Honours degree in Education and another subject will qualify you to apply for the Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) course, either primary or secondary.
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:
- Course does not award QTS
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|
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||BBB - ABB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C|
|Scottish Higher||AAAA||Higher English, Maths/Applications of Mathematics 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|
|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.