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PGCE Mathematics (QTS)

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Mathematics (General) Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course enables you to meet the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status. Combining theory and practice, you will comprehensively investigate the structure of the mathematics curriculum, considering numbers and algebra, shape, space and measures, and handling data. You will be encouraged to provide evidence of your own development in teaching and learning. Under the guidance of our team of experts, students become involved in designing, producing, teaching and evaluating a range of materials currently used to support Mathematics in the secondary school. An exciting cocktail of creativity, problem-solving and logical reasoning, mathematics is an essential part of many professions and everyday life. And from the early study of astronomy to the recent creation of Facebook, mathematics has always been at the heart of life-changing discoveries. You will have the opportunity to undertake an enhanced placement in a third educational setting. We are proud to have strong and committed partnerships with hundreds of schools located in London and the surrounding area. This means that during your studies you will take part in work placements at a variety of schools, where you will have an opportunity to apply the skills you have learnt. Many students go on to commence their careers at the school where they completed a placement during the course, with more than 98% of students finding employment soon after graduation.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module builds on the learning and skills developed in the Professional Knowledge and Pedagogy and the Secondary Professional Development 1 modules and aims to deepen your understanding and skills necessary to operate as a critically reflective mathematics teacher in a secondary school setting. You are summatively assessed through a Monitoring and Assessment assignment. Here you design, resource, teach and evaluate a scheme of work that reflects best practice in Mathematics education and assessment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a second-class honours degree 2:2 or above with at least 50% mathematics content supported by a strong A Level (or equivalent) in relevant subjects. We also accept the equivalency tests by Equivalency Testing, A Star Teachers or any other appropriately accredited provider. Students must have: GCSE grade C / grade 4 in English and maths or standard equivalent; passed the Literacy and Numeracy Skills Tests. Students must have an A level or equivalent in maths, ideally at the time of the application or alternatively prior to the start of the PGCE Secondary maths course.

University information

Middlesex is a campus university based in leafy North London only 25 minutes from the buzz of central London. It has been excelling in teaching for over 130 years and boasts international campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. Their industry led, contemporary courses and practice-based teaching will help you to excel in the job market and become a leader in your field. Middlesex’s teaching is informed by the needs of industry, so you’ll develop the...more

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