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PGCE Primary (7-11) with Mathematics

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1 year

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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching In Primary Schools Mathematics (General)

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Course Summary

A teacher who is knowledgeable and skilled can have an amazing impact on a child during their time at school and beyond.?

During placements within your selected Primary age range, you will play a vital role in motivating children to be?engaged?and excited about learning?across the curriculum,?with an additional focus?on?teaching?and learning in Mathematics.

A high-quality mathematics education should foster pupils’ curiosity, develop their self-confidence, broaden their horizons and encourage positive attitudes.?

Developed in close partnership with primary schools throughout East Anglia, our Primary PGCE course?is designed?to help you become a confident and capable teacher who can motivate children and manage a class effectively.?

Upon successful completion of your PGCE, you will graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 90 Master’s level credits.?

You’ll?join this 38-week, full-time course in September and finish the following July.?You’ll?spend the majority of time in schools – with at least 120 days (24 weeks) in placements?and?up to 60 days in?taught sessions. Your placements will be in two different schools, helping you to?develop an understanding from contrasting experiences.??


Our course has been designed so that?you’ll?graduate as a confident and highly reflective early career teacher (ECT) with additional expertise and experience in the teaching of?Mathematics.

UEA’s PGCE?is based?on the principle that you can only inspire and teach children well if you really understand them. We aim to develop?reflective and inspirational teachers, who value and build upon the rich variety of backgrounds and experiences children bring to the classroom.

We’ll?prepare you to plan, teach, assess learning and manage children’s behaviour effectively. You will be well prepared to teach across the primary curriculum, and to work with other professionals in the classroom.


You will graduate as a confident and highly reflective Early CareerTeacher (ECT) in the Primary years, with a?specialism?in teaching mathematics.?

Alongside your?PGCE,?you will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 90 Master’s level credits.

UEA’s employment rates are excellent and?were identified?as one of our key strengths in our latest?Ofsted?inspection report. UEA will continue to support you in your first years of teaching as an ECT and you will have the option to build on your Master’s credits by continuing to study part-time for an MA.



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Entry requirements

Students need to have: 2:2 or above in all degree subjects considered.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a research-driven university located in Norwich, with an international reputation for excellence and over 15,000 students comprising a diverse community representing over 80 countries worldwide. Around 25% of students are postgraduates. The university is part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest research communities in Europe, conducting pioneering work into some of the most progressive current...more

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