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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
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International course fees
The BSc (Hons) in Professional Education (Primary) with specialism in Primary Science (STEM) is a 4-year programme of study that is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in STEM teaching at the primary school level.
In collaboration with the University of Stirling, the programme combines core elements of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, as well as practical labs, alongside participation in a full Initial Teacher Education programme.
Students on this programme follow the well-established Professional Education path at Stirling and attend Chemistry/Physics lectures and laboratories, as well as Maths classes, at Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh campus. This is an ideal option for students with aspirations of becoming a Primary School Teacher. The Primary Education degree will suit those who wish to study primary education alongside a specialism in three STEM subjects.
To apply, or for further information,see Primary Education at University of Stirling.
When you apply, please use UCAS institution code S75 and course code F4X3.
Accredited by General Teaching Council of Scotland with 7 commendations, which include being student-centred and the high quality of our research informed approaches.
Notes about fees for this course
Fees are different for Professional Education (Secondary) courses, as students are enrolled at University of Stirling.
|Status*||Scotland / EU**||England / Northern Ireland / Wales||International|
|2018 entry||Paid by SAAS||£9,250||£12,140|
* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.
** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.
Please see fees and scholarships for Professional Education at University of Stirling.
Entry to the Professional programme is provisional until the end of Year 1 and subject to interview, a criminal record PVG check and successfully passing all first year modules. If you have a criminal record you should contact the Head of Admissions at University of Stirling in confidence to discuss entry to this course.
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