University of Bristol

Education (Mathematics Education)

Our education master's degrees give you the opportunity to design a tailored programme of study that suits your cultural and learning needs. You will be able to specialise and receive an award in a particular disciplinary area. This pathway is designed for UK and international mathematics teachers and other professionals working in mathematics education, from primary schools to post-16 education. You will be supported in integrating the theory and practice of teaching and learning mathematics by: - being an active researcher of your own and others' practice, including reworking your own practice; - carrying out small-scale research projects, one of which can act as a pilot project for the major work of your dissertation; - engaging with research literature, especially the current journals and activity of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education; - engaging with new developments in teaching and learning mathematics; - updating your mathematics knowledge; - writing assignments that show the emergence of a theoretical frame, presenting a literature search and developing ideas from a seminar; - becoming confident with presentation, argumentation, research and ICT skills. The course has been recognised as excellent by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics.

Entry requirements

MSc: A good UK undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) and normally some appropriate professional experience. This could include professional mathematics teaching experience, working as a learning support assistant for mathematics, or visiting mathematics classrooms as a researcher. See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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Graduate School of Education
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