University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Secondary Education (Mathematics)

The school-based element introduces fundamental classroom skills early in the programme. Students normally undertake 2 placements which allow them to gradually assume the responsibilities of classroom teachers. Students are also able to observe a variety of teaching approaches and put into practice the theory they have acquired through the course. In the taught element of the course, students analyse the content and nature of the mathematics curriculum, plan and provide interesting and appropriate learning opportunities for pupils and assess their progress. The role of information and communication technology in the effective teaching and learning of mathematics is considered. This course is offered for assessment at Master's level, with a maximum 60 Master's level credits available.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree or above in mathematics or in a subject with significant mathematical content, such as engineering; A-levels in mathematics or physics are desirable; GCSE English and mathematics grade C or above; recent and relevant experience of working with children in a mainstream UK secondary school; Criminal Records Bureau check; medical check; interview and test.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bedford Campus Bedford MK41 9EA South East

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