What will I learn?

Age phase: 11-16 with post-16 enhancement

The course here at Worcester aims to train maths teachers who are skilled, reflective and critically evaluative.

Unique opportunities to:

  • Explore mathematical concepts by engaging with a range of mathematical activities
  • Consider what effective learning and teaching looks like in a mathematics classroom
  • Reflect on your own learning and explore research evidence
  • Discuss the place of mathematics in the curriculum and current issues within mathematics education
  • Continue to develop your own subject knowledge and reflect on what it is to be ‘mathematical’
  • Engage with the Further Maths Support Programme and the Royal Institution Masterclasses Programme
  • Develop an understanding of the post 16 mathematics landscape including the specific pedagogies and their place in the qualification framework

Key features

  • explore mathematical concepts by engaging with a range of mathematical activities
  • consider what effective learning and teaching looks like in a mathematics classroom through reflecting on your own learning, exploring research evidence and observing mathematics classrooms at work
  • discuss the place of mathematics in the curriculum and the current issues within mathematics education
  • further develop your own subject knowledge throughout the course and reflect on what it is to be ‘mathematical’

NB Mathematics is offered through both Core and School Direct routes.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,100.00 (US$ 19,400) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Worcester

Henwick Grove,

Worcester,

Worcestershire,

WR2 6AJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a 4 year Bachelor degree.

For international students

Honours degree (normally 2:2 or higher) from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualification, in Mathematics or a related subject. Applicants with a 3rd class degree will be considered on an individual basis. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – 52 or above or CEFR B2 or above; Cambridge First Certificate in English – Grade C or above with no skill less than D or 2; Pearson Test of English (Academic) – An overall score of 59 or above, with not less than 51 points in any of the 4 skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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