PGCE Secondary Mathematics
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- GTTR code
- Degree awarded
- 10 months
- Entry requirements
All applicants require a strong academic record at A level or equivalent and at degree level including a 2:2 honours degree or above in mathematics or a strongly mathematical subject such as engineering, physics or computer science. All applicants must also hold qualifications in English language and mathematics at GCSE grade C or above, or hold equivalent qualifications in these subjects.
- How to apply
- To apply for a PGCE course at the University of Manchester you must apply through UCAS Teacher Training Registry. Please visit the UCAS website for further details. Applications or CVs sent directly to the University will not be considered.
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The PGCE Secondary Mathematics course consists of a variety of learning experiences designed for those wishing to train as teachers. The majority of the course focuses upon practical training in teaching and learning related skills. This practical training is underpinned by the development of participants knowledge and understanding of education theories, ideas and concepts and by enhancing their awareness of current educational issues and developments. The Secondary course prepares graduates to teach the National Curriculum and related national strategies, GCSE, AS and A2 level. For the purposes of gaining Qualified Teacher Status, trainees may focus upon the 11-16 or 11-18 age range. Learning takes place through a number of school and university based elements. There will be extended periods of school experience which will provide opportunities to work in a Primary setting and to teach in at least two different Secondary Schools. A total of approximately 25 weeks during the PGCE will be spent experiencing and working in different types of School.
For full information on this course please visit the School of Environment, Education and Development's Manchester Institute of Education website .
PGCE staff will be at the Train to Teach event in Manchester on Saturday 7th February 2015. Please see the Get into Teaching website for full details and to register your attendance.
The University of Manchester is holding an open evening for anyone thinking about a career in teaching on Thursday 5 th March 2015, 6pm to 8pm. Come along to find out about our PGCEs - ten month courses that enable graduates to train to teach and gain Qualified Teacher Status. Find out more
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2015, the tuition fees are as follows:
- PGCE (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
International students (per annum): £14,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Mathematics trainees may be able to apply for a scholarship of £25,000 through the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA). See the IMA website for full details and to apply.
Please also see the Department for Education's Get into Teaching website for further details about bursaries.
- Academic department
- School of Environment, Education and Development
- Contact name
- Natalie Rawding
- 0161 275 3617
- +44 (0)161 275 3528
- Academic department overview
- See: The School .
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