BA (Hons) Professional Education (Secondary) with Chemistry (Teaching)

This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in chemistry teaching, at secondary school level. Taught in collaboration with Stirling University, students will spend two years at Forth Valley College studying modules from HND Applied Sciences or HND Applied Chemical Sciences before participating in two years of initial teacher education at the University of Stirling, alongside chemistry student teachers. The course includes school placements to develop confidence and experience in a classroom environment.

UCAS Code - CXF1

For more information, please visit the University of Stirling’s webpage: Science teaching courses in partnership with Forth Valley College

  • Secondary school teacher in chemistry.

For year 1 entry:

  • 3 National 5s to include Mathematics?and 2 science subjects
  • 2 Highers(grade C) to include a science subject*
    *From 2023 entry, students will require Higher English or equivalent as one of the two highers needed for year one entry. The 2022 entry cohort may obtain higher English or equivalent during the college portion of the 2+2.


Falkirk Campus



Start date

21 August 2023

End date

07 June 2024

SCQF Level

Level 8

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