University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Mathematics Education

The course is intended for practising mathematics teachers, mathematics teacher educators and other educational professionals; students have an introduction to the study of mathematics education as an academic discipline and are introduced to methods for research in education; the opportunity to pursue individual specialist topics within mathematics education is actively encouraged and supported; the course consists of 2 taught modules and a dissertation; the 1st module introduces the study of mathematics education as an academic discipline; the 2nd module introduces methods for research in education and provides opportunities for individual work on a specialist topic within mathematics education; the dissertation is a research-based study in mathematics education to be completed by the end of the programme.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree with a strong mathematical component, at minimum 2.1 standard or equivalent required; applications from qualified teachers or from those with relevant experience and/or professional qualification are considered.All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all four components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01603 591515