Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Mathematics Education

This course can progress the career of qualified mathematics teachers. Students develop both professional practice and knowledge, opening up the opportunity to reach more senior roles in mathematics teaching. Students: develop their understanding of key issues in mathematics education; relate studies to their working life with research informed learning; investigate an area of their professional practice or specialism with a final research project; benefit from a part-time course that is designed to fit around a busy teaching life.

Entry requirements

Normally a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area; 60 credits at M level from a PGCE; account is taken of the degree classification and applicants may be asked for an example of their academic writing; if English is not the student�s 1st language they normally need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with 6.5 in reading and 6.5 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: understanding mathematical activity; enhancing learning and teaching in mathematics; educational enquiry.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through course work and includes presentations, reflective accounts, essays, research reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 7,670 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555