UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Mathematics Education

The course is for teachers, tutors and others interested in research into how mathematics is taught and learnt. The programme gives students the opportunity to reflect on issues of teaching mathematics, consider the theoretical underpinnings and how to make a rigorous study of mathematical learning.

Entry requirements

Normally applicants are expected to have a lower 2nd Class UK Honours degree, usually in mathematics or in education, with relevant experience. Professional experience of teaching or tutoring, and the ability to write reports will will also be considered as relevant experience.

Course modules

Understanding mathematics education; what is education; digital technologies for mathematical learning; mathematics for teachers; understanding learning and thinking in A-level mathematics; A-level mathematics pedagogy.

Assessment methods

Teaching varies according to the modules and includes face-to-face seminars and discussions of reading, mathematical workshops, student presentations, as well as online interactions.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Mixed mode - 1 years
MA Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years
MA Mixed mode - 4 years
PgCert Full-time - 6 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

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Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100