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

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

UCAS Code - PXF1

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

  • Secondary school teacher in physics.

For year 1 entry:

  • 3 National 5s to include Mathematics and 2 science subjects, 
  • 2 Highers (grade C) to include a science subject*
    *Students will require Higher English or equivalent as one of the two highers needed for entry


Falkirk Campus



Start date

21 August 2023

End date

07 June 2024

SCQF Level

Level 8

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