UWS Clearing 2021

Physics with Education

COURSE DETAILS

AWARD:

BSc (Hons)

DURATION & STUDY MODE:

4 years full-time

LOCATION:

Ayr & Paisley*

START DATE:

September 2021

UCAS CODE:

PE30

About the course

This programme contains all of the core material of the Physics programme – including quantum mechanics, electromagnetism and atomic, nuclear and particle physics – combined with material taught by our Education department.

The Education material is taught in Years 3 and 4. You will get professional experience with placements in schools throughout Year 4.

You will graduate from the programme eligible for provisional registration with the General Teaching Council for Scotland and entry to the Teaching Induction Scheme as a secondary school teacher of physics.

  • This programme combines an IOP- accredited physics degree with the training necessary to become a physics teacher.
  • You will get classroom experience in three schools placements during Year 4 of the programme.
  • There is a high demand for secondary- school physics teachers in Scotland and the UK.
  • The physics modules are delivered by staff who are carrying out research at the forefront of their fields.
  • The programme is accredited by the Institute of Physics, which allows you to register as a Chartered Physicist following graduation.

*The Physics 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 (84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths, plus SQA National 5 Physics (Grade B)
  • A levels: CC (64 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H4 including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM or Engnieering – BBB
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.

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • Scottish Baccalaureate:  Science – considered on an individual basis
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Physics; Applied Sciences or relevant discipline
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
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: Physics or Applied Sciences or another relevant discipline
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

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