UWS Clearing 2021

Chemistry WITH EDUCATION

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time

LOCATION:

Ayr & Paisley*

START DATE:

September 2021

UCAS CODE:

CE10

About the course

Prepare to teach the next generation of scientists with our BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Education degree.

As well as providing you with extensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in chemistry, this programme will help you develop professional skills through work-based learning to ensure you’re fully equipped to meet the demands of being a teacher.

On successful completion of this programme, you’ll meet the Standard for Provisional Registration as a secondary school teacher of chemistry.

  • You’ll study the fundamentals of chemistry as a core science before progressing to more complex, specialist topics in Honours year.
  • Laboratory sessions will develop your practical and communication skills.
  • In Years 3 and 4 you’ll develop your teaching skills through specialist modules in education.
  • Upon successful completion of this programme you’ll meet the Standard for Provisional Registration as a secondary school teacher of chemistry with science and eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry (AMRSC)
  • BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Education students can join UWS’s Couper Chemical Society. Named after the renowned Scottish chemist Archibald Scott Couper, this student-run society organises academic and social activities throughout the year, including guest lectures and science outreach, to help students of all levels on the Chemistry and Forensic Sciences programmes get to know one another.

*The Chemistry modules are taught at Paisley Campus and the Education modules at Ayr Campus.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC  including Chemistry plus SQA National 5 English and Maths 
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Chemistry
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points including Higher Level Chemistry
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP): Access to Science BBB or Access to Medicine BBB – both must include Chemistry
  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points), including Chemistry, plus SQA National 5 (Grade C, or above) / Internmediate 2 (Grade C, or above) / Standard Grade (Credit) English and Maths
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry plus GSCE English and Maths
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points including Chemistry and 1 other science subject
  • HNC/BTEC Level 4: Chemistry or related subject
Important Information

All applicants should be aware that before progressing to Year 3, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. English at SCQF Level 6 (e.g. SQA Higher English or Higher ESOL), or equivalent
  2. Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (e.g. SQA National 5 or Internmediate 2 (Grade C, or above) or Standard Grade (Credit), or equivalent
  3. Successful interview with School of Education
  4. Students who are offered the opportunity to progress to Year 3 of this programme must apply for and obtain membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme before enrolment

Contact us for more information.

  • SQA HND/BTEC Level 5 HND/Foundation degree: Chemistry or related subject
Important Information

All applicants should be aware that before progressing to Year 3, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. English at SCQF Level 6 (e.g. SQA Higher English or Higher ESOL), or equivalent
  2. Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (e.g. SQA National 5 or Internmediate 2 (Grade C, or above) or Standard Grade (Credit), or equivalent
  3. Successful interview with School of Education
  4. Students who are offered the opportunity to progress to Year 3 of this programme must apply for and obtain membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme before enrolment

Contact us for more information.

Further information

Clearing Guide

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Fees & Funding

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