University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Mathematics (Secondary Education)

This course prepares graduates to teach in secondary schools; students are assessed against the national standards in order to be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); the course encourages students to think creatively about tasks and activities within mathematics whilst continuing to develop their subject knowledge; they are prepared to help children and young people to gain a better understanding of mathematics in the widest sense; students explore different teaching methods, learn about pupils' errors and misconceptions, deliver presentations, develop and use creative teaching materials and engage in mathematics research and debate; the role of information communication technology (ICT) is valued within the teaching of mathematics so students are supported and enabled to become an enthusiastic, effective users of a wide range of ICT resources.

Entry requirements

Degree at 2.1 or equivalent, directly relevant to subject specialism; GCSE English language and mathematics, minimum grade C or equivalent; all applicants are required to attend an interview in person either at the Falmer campus or in one of the partner schools; all offers of places are subject to a satisfactory health check and a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure check; for non-native speakers of English: 6.5 overall and 6 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years
PGCE Part-time - 16 months
PGCE (professional) Full-time - 1 years
PGCE (professional) Part-time - 16 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Falmer Campus Brighton BN1 9PH South East

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