University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Swansea)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Swansea)

Mathematics Education

This programme is intended to serve the needs of reflective teachers of mathematics in the early stages of their careers who are destined to become leaders within the profession.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in a mathematically based subject and qualified teacher status. Applicants will normally be employed as teachers of mathematics and be able to demonstrate an ability to think analytically.

Course modules

Researching concept learning and teaching in mathematics; evaluating an intervention in mathematics teaching and learning; researching the learning and teaching of mathematics in familiar contexts; researching professional leadership and mentoring in the learning and teaching of mathematics; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module demands that the student conducts a small research study into a current issue in mathematics education. Typically, this requires analysis of the current research literature and the design and implementation of a small practical investigation that is normally based in the student's own workplace. Each student will be allocated a research supervisor from the teaching team, who will provide tutorial support and guidance throughout the study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mount Pleasant Campus Swansea SA1 6ED Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01792 481000