University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Secondary Education (Mathematics)

The mathematics route is designed to equip all trainees to teach mathematics across key stages 3 and 4 of the national curriculum and to A-level; successful completion of this course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

1st Degree (2.2 or above) with at least 50 per cent subject content relevant to the subject specialism and GCSE (A�C) including English language and mathematics; students must demonstrate professional understanding; an awareness of current educational issues and talk about recent relevant classroom experience in a UK (state) secondary school (a minimum of 2 weeks in the last 2 years); enhanced clearance from the disclosure and barring service and complete a satisfactory medical declaration before commencement of the course; all suitable applicants are interviewed; students may be required to undertake a task in the subject specialism and literacy and information communication technology audits.

Course modules

Modules include: Mathematics subject specialism; professional values; practice and skills; skills to teach; behaviour management; equality and inclusion; lesson planning; management of lesson content; monitoring and assessment of pupil progress; key stage 3 strategy; the 14-18 curriculum; citizenship; personal social and health education; health and safety.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through observation during teaching placements and written assignments; to gain a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) students need to complete 3 4,000-word assignments at level M (postgraduate), 2 blocks of school experience short skills tests in literacy; numeracy and information communication technology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bognor Regis Campus Bognor Regis PO21 1HR South East

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Admissions Office
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