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- Gain a deep understanding of mathematics and learn to teach effectively.
- Benefit from a 100% course employment record, and healthy job market.
- Qualify as a teacher faster than through a PGCE.
- Gain hands-on experience with school placements from your first year onwards.
- Prepare yourself for advanced qualifications in maths.
- lessons from mathematics tutors and education specialists
- school placements from early in the course, with at least 24 weeks in total
- advanced modules preparing you for the different stages of secondary teaching
- small groups and a collaborative atmosphere
- research, practical work, presentations and written assignments
- academic tutorials
Year 1 Compulsory modules Development Of Mathematical Thought 20 Mathematics For Meaning A 20 Mathematics For Meaning B 20 Practice In The Context Of Learning And Teaching 20 Problem Solving Through Modelling 20 Sets And Matrices 20 The Experience Of Learning Mathematics 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules 20Th And 21St Century Applications Of Mathematics 20 Development Of Geometric Ideas 20 Introduction To Fundamental Constructs In Mathematics Education 20 Relations And Functions 20 School Based Training 1 - Statistical Literacy 20 Elective modules Developing Learning And Teaching Within The Curriculum 20 Final year Compulsory modules Becoming A Mathematics Teacher 20 Development Of Ideas In Number Theory 20 Groups And Geometry 20 Infinite Processes 20 School Based Training 2 - Elective modules Professional Studies In Education 20
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||88 points||88 UCAS points, including 56 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include 32 points from A level Mathematics.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 0 credits P: 45 credits|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||English Language at grade C or 4, or equivalent* Mathematics at grade C or 4, or equivalent* Where applicants have achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above in English literature only we will look for further evidence of a breadth of achievement in English. * GCSE mathematics and English equivalents are • 12 level 2 credits from an Access course|
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to a selection event, and you should bring a passport or photo driving license with you. You can bring other forms of photo ID for the selection event, but if you do, you will still need to present valid identity documents required by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at your pre-course day. View our selection event guidance to ensure you understand the selection process. Please visit the course page on our website for further details on the selection event.
Candidates who are successful will demonstrate a sound understanding of teaching and how children learn, where possible within a school setting. We encourage all candidates to evidence their understanding by drawing on related examples or experiences, such as time spent in schools or other learning settings. Demonstrating an ability to make links between experience and knowledge, and their proposed career would be desirable. In your personal statement you should clearly state the extent of any experience you have obtained observing or supporting in a secondary mathematics classroom. You should also include any other experiences of working with young people, such working as a sports coach or with a youth group.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||With a minimum of 6.5 in all skills.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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