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Education and Curricular Studies with Teaching Qualification - Technological Education BSc (Hons)

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This BSc course is designed for applicants who have a suitable HND from a college in Scotland in engineering and who wish to become registered Secondary teachers in Technological Education. The HND is considered to be the first two years of the course. In year 3, you will study two modules in each of the following: Academic Literacy and Communication - Students will be taught a range of academic literacy and communication skills that will support their transition to university and their development as an undergraduate student. An annotated bibliography will be used as the vehicle through which to teach students a range of academic study skills in Module 1 and students will develop their skills through a research project in Module 2. Opportunities for the development of skills in academic reading and writing, referencing, effective communication and ICT skills will be provided making clear links to coursework and the student’s subject discipline. Curricular Studies Technological Education - Year 3 modules are split into 2 semesters. The first semester will be split into blocks of 3 covering the 5 key subjects taught within Technical Education Graphical Communication, Design and Manufacture, Engineering Science, and Practical Craft Skills in Wood and Metal. The course will focus on CAD (Computer-Aided Design), Design Principles, Engineering principles, Graphic Techniques, practical work covering wood, metal and plastics, CNC applications and processes (Computer Numerical Control). The second semester develops the skills gained in semester 1. These skills will ensure that BSc students have an all-round wealth of knowledge that will equip them for year 4. Professionalism and Teacher Identity - you will explore the many different roles and responsibilities of teachers in the classroom, in the faculty, in the school and its community, in the local authority, nationally, and internationally, and you will have the chance to teach small groups of pupils on campus and spend a week in a school. Year 4 of the course will provide you with an internationally recognised teaching qualification, not only in Scotland, but also enabling newly qualified teachers also to apply for qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent in their home country. It is regulated by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) and the Scottish Government. You learn from on-campus classes and 18 weeks of placements in schools in Scotland. If you're a Scottish or EU student, you're guaranteed a job for one year in a Scottish school after you graduate. A degree in education will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people. Most of our graduates go on to work as teachers in Secondary schools across the country. Recent graduate job titles include Secondary Teacher, Head Teacher, Further Education Lecturer, and Special Educational Needs Teacher.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,800per year

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Entry requirements

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Scottish Higher :

You are required by the General Teaching Council for Scotland to have Higher English or equivalent at SCQF Level 6.


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University of Strathclyde

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  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Strathclyde welcomes students from across the world.
The university's International Study Centre offers international students the option to complete pre-master's programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

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    199 100%


  • Graduate prospects

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    89 89%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%



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