The BSc (Hons) in Physics and Professional Education is a 4-year course of study that is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Physics teaching at secondary school level.
In collaboration with the University of Stirling, the course combines core elements of Physics, covering subjects such as dynamics, electromagnetic fields and optics, the quantum world of subatomic particles, alongside participation in our full Initial Teacher Education course.
Students on this course follow the well-established Professional Education path at Stirling and attend Physics lectures and laboratories at Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh campus.
This is an ideal option for students with aspirations of becoming a Physics Secondary School Teacher.
To apply, or for further information see Professional Education at University of Stirling.
Accredited by General Teaching Council of Scotland with 7 commendations, which include being student-centred and the high quality of our research informed approaches.
This course is currently only delivered at our Edinburgh Campus and there are no current opportunities to study at exchange partner institutions.
However, other Go Global opportunities may be available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.