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Course summary

Studying a combined honours in Education and Mathematics allows you to explore the theoretical understanding and practical application of these two fascinating subjects. You will explore the historical evolution of education, its contemporary challenges and how professionals operate within the sector, from policy making to teaching. This programme aims to enable you to become an independent researcher, with the ability to critically analyse and problem-solve, gaining valuable skills for a career in education, teaching, mathematics or related fields. Why choose this course?

  • Top 10 in England for Mathematics (National Student Survey, 2021)
  • Global Top 300 for Education (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, 2023)
  • Graduate with a broad range of transferable skills to enhance your career prospects
  • Discover diverse cultures through an International Year at a partner university across the globe
Studying Education and Mathematics at Keele will encourage you to explore the nature of learning and its core elements including policy, teaching and practice. You will delve into the key areas of mathematics, including calculus, algebra and probability, as well as developing a solid foundation in mathematical methods and techniques so you can apply these principles to the real world. You will also have the opportunity to explore various topics in pure mathematics, applied mathematics & statistics. This will ensure your problem solving and abstract reasoning skills are developed to a high level. Throughout this combined honours programme, you will actively engage with discussions around various topics such as psychological, sociological and cultural influences in education, and consider how these may evolve in the future. You will explore key issues and challenges associated with teaching and learning at different levels, such as primary and secondary. In Mathematics, you will consider how this discipline can be applied to various aspects of the world we live in and gain a solid understanding of the key fundamental areas. You may also have the opportunity to explore pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics. To help develop the skills employers are looking for, you will also learn the programming language Python and understand how mathematics is used in a professional environment. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
GX13
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/educationandmathematics/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Education and Mathematics at Keele University - UCAS