University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Mathematics Enhancement Course

This course is designed to open up fresh opportunities for careers in secondary mathematics teaching to a large number of graduates of all ages who will previously have been ineligible because of their 1st degree choice of subject. It aims to enhance the breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding of mathematics, so as to enable participants to go on to achieve successful completion of a secondary mathematics ITT route, whether via PGCE or GTP.

Entry requirements

Honours degree should normally contain less than 50 percent of mathematical content, and may contain no mathematics at all. An A2 in Mathematics is normally required, although equivalences will be considered GCSE (minimum grade C) /�0� Levels � in English language and mathematics� note that English language equivalency tests are possible. Conditional acceptance on a PGCE or other ITT route into secondary maths in the region before the start of the MEC course in January each year. As a school placement is involved, all successful applicants will have to obtain an enhanced disclosure from the disclosure and barring service (DBS) and complete a satisfactory medical declaration before commencement of the course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Short Course Certificate Full-time - 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus Chichester PO19 6PE South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
01243 812069