Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Secondary Education (Mathematics)

This programme is for graduates who wish to teach mathematics in secondary schools. The course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

Students require GCSEs in English, Maths and Science at grade C or above. (We offer our own internal Mathematics test to those who have a conditional place on the course but who do not already have GCSE Maths). To have passed the professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy. A degree in Mathematics, or a relevant subject with a substantial Maths component for example, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, statistics or Finance at 2.2 or above.

Course modules

During Stage 1 trainees are based in both the University and in partnership schools. Centre-based training focuses on subject teaching, planning and classroom management. Schools provide opportunities to observe, support and teach. Stages 2 and 3 are school-based teaching placements with trainees teaching a 30-70 per cent timetable. Training is individualised to needs, with school-based tutors and a University Link Tutor supporting progress.

Assessment methods

During Stage 1 knowledge and understanding are assessed by focussed written assignments. During Stages 2 and 3 progress against the Teachers� Standards are assessed by observing your performance as a teacher in schools. Classroom teachers evaluate lesson plans, observe lessons and review marking. Self-review and attendance at training activities support development.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leeds Trinity University Leeds LS18 5HD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0113 283 7123