Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

A great teacher can show their pupils that mathematics is a way of communicating and understanding the world. Join this exciting degree to gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. Pass on your passion for mathematics to pupils when you graduate. Help pupils grasp the basics of geometry. Deliver calculus masterclasses to gifted young mathematicians. Show students how statistical techniques can have real-world applications. At Edge Hill, you’ll learn how to become a great maths teacher, while on your school placements you’ll put your ideas into practice. We’ll cover branches such as calculus, discrete mathematics, inferential statistics, statistical modelling, and linear algebra. You’ll learn about educational theories and policies. You’ll discover ways of incorporating technology and mathematics software into lessons. And you’ll gain valuable experience in the classroom, planning and delivering sessions and reflecting on your work. Our experienced tutors at Edge Hill and the expert teachers in your placement schools will help you succeed. We’ll support you throughout your degree and as you take your first steps as a newly qualified teacher. Successful completion of this course leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).


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Assessment method

You will be assessed through work based on your classroom experience, showing your ability to plan effectively, undertake assessment and develop your subject knowledge. Your mathematics subject knowledge is assessed through a combination of programme work assignments and presentations. As you progress from observer to teacher in school, you will be assessed through lesson observation reports. Your professional development will be mapped against the Teachers’ Standards for the award of QTS. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.

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:

  • Secondary

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]. To apply for entry onto the second year of this programme please use course code X1G1.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS at Edge Hill University - UCAS