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Secondary Education - Physics with Science

Postgraduate Diploma
9 months
Duration
15300 GBP/full
9250 GBP/full
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About

One of the highlights of the Secondary Education - Physics with Science course at University of Strathclyde for many student teachers is attending the residential Scottish Universities’ Science School (SUSS) where you will meet the student teachers of science from the other Scottish Universities. SUSS offers an excellent opportunity to begin networking with other future science teachers.

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Overview

Physics is the fundamental science. As a teacher of physics, you’ll inspire learners with knowledge of the laws governing our natural world and its place in the universe. From how we can harness and use energy, to the discovery and exploration of planets and stars, physics covers a range of applications of the relationships that have been discovered through experiment and calculation.

This Secondary Education - Physics with Science course at University of Strathclyde is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education. The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by:

  • the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
  • the Scottish Government

Careers

A degree in education will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people.

Most of our PGDE graduates go on to work as teachers in secondary schools across the country.  

Secondary School Teachers in Scotland use the Curriculum for Excellence framework. They work with their class to develop skills and abilities, and encourage the pupils to expand their knowledge and understanding further.

Jobs related to this degree include:

  • Secondary Teacher
  • Head Teacher
  • Further Education Lecturer
  • Special Educational Needs Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Placement Learning
  • Creative Contexts for Learning
  • Educational Perspectives & Policies
  • Principles & Policy in Practice
  • Professional Specialisation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

 - a degree validated by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom - the degree must have at least 80 credits in Physics from a range of the following subjects:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Electronics
  • Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Nuclear and Atomic Physics
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Space Physics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

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