Professional Education (Secondary) with Engineering Technologies (BSc (Hons))

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 12140

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About Professional Education (Secondary) with Engineering Technologies at Heriot-Watt University

The Professional Education (Secondary) with Engineering Technologies is a programme run with the University of Stirling and is designed to prepare candidates to teach subjects such as Graphic Communication, Design & Manufacture and Engineering Science in secondary schools.

The programme includes courses from the Electrical and Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering  and the Mechanical Engineering programmes at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and the Initial Teacher Education programme at the University of Stirling.

The programme will require students to attend both institutions to receive tuition.  Placements in schools, that are a part of the education training, can be arranged for any location in Scotland.

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 12140

Notes about fees for this course

Fees are different for Professional Education courses, as students are enrolled at University of Stirling.

Tuition fees (by residency status)
Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternational
2018 entryPaid 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 requirements

Year 1

Year 2

  • Additional information: Due to the nature of the degree, and the requirement to have completed modules EDUU9E1 and EDUU9E2 before progressing onto Year 2 of study, direct access to Year 2 would necessitate a candidate having gained appropriate experience/qualifications elsewhere, generally in a higher education setting. Full details are available on the Secondary Education page on University of Stirling website.

    Year 3

    See year 2

    Additional information

    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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