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PGCE Secondary Mathematics with QTS (11-16)

University of Cumbria

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Lancaster Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

Inspire the next generation to appreciate, enjoy and deepen their understanding of mathematics by sharing your passion for the subject and training to become a teacher of mathematics

We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE Secondary Education in Mathematics with QTS so you will graduate knowing how to devise and deliver interesting lessons that engage young minds and develop a life long love of mathematics.

The course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built-in, enabling you to apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course with confidence, knowing how to teach effectively.

Course summary

You will begin by understanding the needs of individual learners, learning to notice, understand and implement key teaching strategies. Working with individual groups of pupils in school, you'll gradually building up to the teaching of whole classes. This will involve fostering the appropriate levels of learning in pupils, corresponding to the requirements of the QTS Teachers' Standards.

We believe that experience is not enough - it is also vital is to be able to unpick and reflect on experiences. You will deconstruct classroom learning activities into their constituent parts, and then build them up again and implement them in the classrooms.

Your personal tutor at university will meet with you throughout the year to discuss your progress and you will also be visited in school by a placement tutor. In school, both your professional and subject mentors will offer support and guidance for you ongoing development towards qualified teacher status.

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

This course can lead to a fulfilling career as a mathematics teacher at a secondary school. With qualified teacher status (QTS), you will be able to apply for positions immediately after graduation.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,800per year

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

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    33rd

    26
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    21st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    1

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