PGCE Secondary Mathematics / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
- Minimum 2:2 honours degree in mathematics or related subjects with a 50% mathematics content.
- Applicants who do not have a substantial amount (50% minimum) of mathematics in their degree may be eligible for a Subject Knowledge Enhancement course provided they have either an A-level in mathematics at grade B or above, or grade C if they can demonstrate sustained academic progression since A-level.
- Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.
- How to apply
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I have loved my school placement so far, the staff are very friendly and have welcomed me into the team and supported me really well.
I have enjoyed hearing from guest speakers as part of the course - previous alumni, experienced teachers and charity representatives - as this has equipped me with advice from those in schools or working with young people on a daily basis. It is also interesting to hear different peoples' experiences of training to teach.Molly Reeve / PGCE Secondary Mathematics Student
- Become an outstanding secondary school Mathematics teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
- Enjoy extensive periods of classroom experience supported by outstanding tutors and mentors.
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We'll update our website once plans for PGCE-specific 2022 recruitment events are confirmed.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £22,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
For general fees information, please visit postgraduate fees
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
There are three types of Government funding available for teacher training:
- tax-free bursary or scholarship;
- tuition fee loan and maintenance loan;
- extra financial support if you're a parent, or have an adult dependant or a disability.
Depending on your circumstances you could receive all three. Find out more at the Department for Education website .
You can find out more about the scholarships and bursaries on our funding page .
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