Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Primary Education - Upper Primary with Maths Specialism (5-11)

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess a good honours degree (2:2 Hons min.). In some cases an honours degree below a lower second class may be considered if the applicant also has a Master's qualification. All applicants must possess GCSEs (grade C or above) in English Language, mathematics and science before the PGCE course begins, or equivalents acceptable to the University. Primary Maths applicants will also need a minimum of grade B in GCSE Maths. It is desirable that applicants also have an A level in mathematics or a related subject at grade C or above, and/or significant related, education based work experience. Applicants are also required to have gained a minimum of ten days recent state primary school experience (prior to applying) and have passed the skills tests in literacy and numeracy.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a one-year, full-time programme that aims to enable student teachers to become confident, competent classroom practitioners who can enable children to learn effectively across the whole curriculum, but in addition to develop recognised expertise in teaching and leading maths in Primary Schools.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Admissions (PGCE)
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