Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Secondary Education (Mathematics, 11-16)

This comprehensive programme incorporates the very latest curriculum requirements and offers you the chance to learn from leading experts in Mathematics teacher training. You will strengthen your subject knowledge and boost your personal and professional ICT skills, ensuring you are at the cutting edge of teaching and learning.

The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies. Hands-on classroom experience provides opportunities to further deepen your own subject knowledge.

If you have a degree in Mathematics or a related subject and want to develop the numeric and problem-solving abilities of secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16, this is the programme is for you.

Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

Entry requirements

To join this programme you should have: A first or second class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) which has a proportion of mathematical content (exceptions may be made and enhancement routes are available); An A level in Mathematics (or equivalent level 3 qualification); GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification); Satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You could show this in a number of ways such as time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience, etc.

You are required to undertake Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy prior to entry to this programme. If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education’s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children

Course modules

  • SMA4010 Developing Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy in Mathematics (30 credits)
  • SMA4011 Planning for Effective Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (30 credits)
  • SMA4012 Research and Practice in Mathematics (30 credits)
  • SRP4001 Reflective Professional Practice (30 credits)
  • SRP4002 Professional Practice 1 (30 credits)
  • SRP4003 Professional Practice 2 (30 credits)

Assessment methods

A balanced combination of coursework and observed classroom experience will be assessed against academic criteria at Level 7 and the QTS Standards. Various other tasks will enable you to show your competence in ICT and other areas of Mathematics.

Before the end of your PGCE you will need to complete a Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP) which acts as a useful bridge between your initial teacher training programme and your Induction Year as a Newly Qualified Teacher.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time September 2018 - 1 years
PGCE Full-time September 2018 £ 12,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

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Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP
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+44 (0)1695 575171