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PGCE Primary with Mathematics (5-11)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

Gain the skills and experience to teach mathematics in primary, infant and junior schools, with the possibility of subject leadership, ?with our PGCE Primary with Mathematics.

Our Postgraduate Certificate Education (PGCE) Primary Education with Mathematics course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifying you to teach maths to children aged five to 11.

Choose this specialist pathway if you are interested in championing mathematics in your future school. It will enable you to follow a particular interest in maths, leading to subject leadership and/or specialist teaching of mathematics within a primary setting.

Your tutors are internationally or nationally renowned experts, and their research regularly has a direct impact on school curricula and learning techniques - both in the UK and abroad. As experts in their field, their research also directly informs the focus and content of your course.

Learning takes place through a series of lectures,, practical seminars and workshops, where interactive and discussion-based techniques will encourage you to engage, reflect and challenge. Sessions may include:

  • participating in workshop-style sessions with your peers
  • attending presentations by subject experts
  • working on tasks in groups
  • having individual tutorials
  • visits to schools or other education settings
  • visits to theatres, museums, galleries or sites of educational interest
  • writing assignments on aspects of subject teaching and professional studies.

Alongside your University tutors, you will be taught and guided by a team of committed and experienced University-trained school mentors.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Our students have excellent employment prospects - in fact, many of our trainee teachers are employed before they graduate. The majority of our graduates go into schools and have rewarding teaching careers.

Other alumni bring their educational skills to the worlds of business, culture, art, healthcare, human resources, adult learning and further varied fields.

Studying with us enables you to progress in your career, with many students successfully pursuing promotion following graduation.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 81 1

    38th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 66%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    13th

    38
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    125 53%

    44th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    41st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    44th

    18

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