Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Mathematics with Education

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Course summary

On this course, you will spend two-thirds of your time in the Mathematics Department and one-third in the School of Education. The degree utilises the expertise of each department to offer you a highly relevant and stimulating programme which is very attractive to employers. In addition to the specialist mathematical and analytical skills, you will acquire through the degree, you will also gain a broad range of transferable skills which will serve you well in any career. You will be able to able to apply for PGCE teacher training courses at either Primary or Secondary level. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for PGCE at Aberystwyth. Why study Mathematics at Aberystwyth University?

  • Mathematics with Education will help you engage with the latest theories surrounding the modern classroom, with the added specialism of mathematics;
  • You will be pushed to improve your legislative knowledge;
  • Discover more about a discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collection and calculation;
  • This degree is a gateway to careers in a variety of sectors from finance to administration as well as in education.
This course will be delivered through a programme of lectures, seminars and individual and group-based project work designed to stimulate your academic interest in mathematics and inspire you about theories of teaching and learning. By joining these two disciplines, this course will help you deepen your mathematical competence and equip you with skills vital for work in the field of education. You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, essays and examinations. A number of modules are available through the medium of Welsh. Further details may be obtained from both departments. Your personal tutors will also be able to help you with any queries relating to your academic studies. You should feel free to contact them at any time for help and advice. Our graduates have been successful in the fields of:
  • Humanitarian Organisations;
  • Teaching and Education (including SEN);
  • Social Care;
  • Nursing;
  • Speech therapy;
  • Social work;
  • Community Education Officer;
  • Banking;
  • Insurance;
  • Investment analysis;
  • Information Technology.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
G1X3
Institution code:
A40
Campus name:
Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.

Additional entry requirements

Other

A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, Psychology and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6.5With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic55With minimum score of 51 in any component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
97%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £14300 Year 1
International £14300 Year 1

Additional fee information

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers/Estranged Students and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.

Mathematics with Education at Aberystwyth University - UCAS