Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

The course offer teachers at both primary and secondary level an opportunity to develop their knowledge and pedagogical skills in the area of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally need to hold an initial Honours degree or equivalent, or an equivalent international qualification giving access to postgraduate study; applicants holding postgraduate certificates or postgraduate diplomas may enter the course with advanced standing to continue their studies at the appropriate level.

Course modules

Developing mathematics learning and teaching in early years' and primary settings; developing teacher pedagogy in mathematics; developing teacher pedagogy in science; dissertation; exploring mathematics teaching; managing mathematics for the primary specialist teacher; mathematics for the primary specialist teacher; misconceptions in advanced level mathematics; plant science in the primary curriculum; supporting the design and technology NQT in the induction year; the pedagogy of basic astronomy.

Assessment methods

There are no formal examinations and all assessment, with the exception of dissertations, is marked anonymously.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Didsbury Campus Manchester M20 2RR North West

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