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Primary Education with Specialism in Mathematics with QTS - PGCE

Primary Education with Specialism in Mathematics with QTS - PGCE

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Mathematics (General) Teaching (General) Teaching In Primary Schools Primary Schools (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Our PGCE Primary Education with Specialism in Mathematics with QTS puts the ‘value of children’ at the heart of everything you learn. We’ll provide you with the skills and understanding that you need so that you can inspire every child in your primary school classroom and encourage them, particularly in mathematics.

What's covered in the course?

You’ll discover that the way we teach you and the time you spend in schools in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area will give you a broad experience of working with children who come from a wide range of different social, economic and cultural backgrounds, so you’ll be confident, committed and creative teacher ready for your NQT year.


Applicants must meet requirements of being medically fit and successfully completing an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Enhance Employability Skills

Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience employers need means that within six months of graduating, over 98 per cent of PGCE Primary and Early Years students are in employment or further study (DLHE Survey 2015/16).

Whatever subjects you choose, we focus on giving up-to-date knowledge. Making use of your strong knowledge of mathematics, along with the real-life experience you gain from going on placements, should also give you a real head start in the career stakes.


This module provides opportunities for trainee teachers to explore the nature of teaching and leadership in the context of primary school and early years settings. The module provides substantial support for trainees? professional practice in such settings, assessed through the School Experience modules. This module provides a strong practical understanding of the importance of trainees? wider professional awareness and responsibilities in the primary school and EYFS settings. By undertaking this module trainees will be shaping their own rationale for their approach to teaching and meeting the needs of all learners.

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor's Honours degree, at upper Second Class level or above from a UK higher education institution or a recognised equivalent in a subject that provides the necessary foundation for work as a primary teacher. You must have an appropriate degree or equivalent understanding / experience for example, a degree with mathematics content or further study of mathematics for example A Level mathematics. GCSE at grade C or above (or its equivalent) in English and a science subject, mathematics at grade B or above is also necessary at the point of enrolment.