Chemistry with Education

Course details

Campus(es)

Ayr, Paisley

UCAS Code

CE10

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

BSc (Hons)

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)
  • Named after the renowned Scottish chemist Archibald Scott Couper, the Couper Chemical Society organises academic and social activities such as guest lectures, science outreach, and cheese and wine events. The society enables the meeting and interaction between students at different levels of the Chemical and Forensic Sciences programmes.”

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

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

  • Scottish Highers: BBC or CCCC (75-84 UCAS Tariff points) including Chemistry and SQA National 5 / Intermediate 2 / Standard Grade (Credit) English & Maths (Grade C)
  • A levels: CDD (80 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

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. Higher) or equivalent
  2. Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (e.g. National 5, Standard Grade (Grade 1 or 2), Intermediate 2, 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.

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points), including Chemistry, plus SQA National 5 / Internmediate 2 / 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. Higher) or equivalent
  2. Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (e.g. National 5, Standard Grade (Grade 1 or 2), Intermediate 2, 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. Higher) or equivalent
  2. Mathematics at SCQF Level 5 (e.g. National 5, Standard Grade (Grade 1 or 2), Intermediate 2, 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.

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

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  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

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Clearing 2020

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