You will study how children learn, as well as appropriate technological subjects such as electronics, design, mechanics, materials, energy and graphics. You will also study craft subjects and develop necessary skills so that you can successfully deliver the range of practical courses encompassed by technological education. You will experience school placement throughout the programme and there will be a placement within industry or commerce during the third year of study.
Years 1 and 2:
You will study technology craft, design, graphics, electronics, mechanics and mathematics. In addition, there will be a focus on learning theory and teaching.
Years 3 and 4:
In years 3 and 4 you will further develop your skills across a broad range of technological courses by exploring themes such as technology and society, materials and sustainable resources. In year 4, you are able to select an elective study in courses such as Advanced 3D Design or Engineering Systems and Robotics.
2020 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AAAB (first sitting) or 5 Highers at AAABB (two sittings) including English and Maths or a science or technological subject plus Maths at National 5 at B (if not held at Higher).
Widening access entry: 4 or 5 Highers at AABB or ABBBB including English at C and Maths or a science or technological subject at B plus Maths at National 5 at B. May be considered for offer at BBBB. Completion of pre-entry programme is necessary.
Entry subject to interview.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
College of Social Sciences