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BSc(Hons) Mathematics with Qualified Teacher Status gives you a strong mathematics background and diverse work-based learning. We have been ranked 21st nationally for Mathematics in The Guardian University League Tables 2018. Discover the key skills needed in the modern teaching environment. Explore the work of the principal theorists in mathematical education and gain valuable work-based learning experience, where you will apply the theory in practice. Study in our Mathematics Resource Centre, a dedicated space for mathematics and statistics students. Practice in our mock classrooms and make use of specialist software. School-based placements are a compulsory element of the course. You’ll need to spend 120 days on placement, spread over your second and final year, to achieve Qualified Teacher Status. A process of self-assessment and monitoring by specialist mathematics education academics ensures that you have a secure mathematical and pedagogical understanding of the Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level curriculums. After three years, you’ll graduate with Qualified Teacher Status and you’ll be ready to begin your teaching career in secondary education. You’ll be a strong candidate for employment opportunities in secondary education and fields such as data analysis, finance and business.
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
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Frenchay Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. UWE Bristol welcomes interest from applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application.
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 offered a place, you must undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form. All information will be treated in confidence and only taken into account when absolutely necessary.
All offers will be subject to satisfactory health checks.
Admission is subject to satisfactory interview. Interviews typically take place between February and June, according to when you apply. The interview process will assess professional suitability for a career in teaching and you must complete a period of experience in a school prior to interview (a total of 10 days or more, not necessarily in one block). On the interview day, you will be required to take a literacy task, designed to demonstrate your ability to use English to a satisfactory level.
All trainee teachers are required to pass skills tests in numeracy and literacy before starting the course and before being recommended for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS).
The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data. For further information, see the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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