Entry requirements

You should be a practising professional, working as a teacher, lecturer or practitioner within an educational setting, and have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above). GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above, or equivalent, is also required.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme, which is suitable for graduates working in educational settings, will provide you with an understanding of the critical debates and issues surrounding dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. You will develop the ability to screen and plan a programme of intervention for learners with dyscalculia, engage in the screening and assessment of learners, investigate educational testing and psychometrics, and appraise contemporary teaching and learning strategies. You will also gain an appreciation of the wider social and emotional aspects of dyscalculia and mathematics learning difficulties. The programme incorporates a combination of critical thinking, evaluation and practical action to ensure you develop as a reflective education professional, equipped to make robust and evidence-informed decisions, as well as the expertise to demonstrate highly effective practice and support for learners with dyscalculia. On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA Dyscalculia).

Fees and funding

Academic Year 2020/21 EntryTuition fees for UK and EU students enrolling on this Postgraduate Certificate in academic year 2020/21 are £2,040 per annum.Academic Year 2021/22 EntryTuition fees for UK students enrolling on this Postgraduate Certificate in academic year 2021/22 are £2,040 per annum.Tuition fees for EU students enrolling on postgraduate courses in academic year 2021/22 are still to be announced. If you are a prospective EU student, you are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.The University may administer a small inflationary rise in part-time postgraduate tuition fees in subsequent academic years as you progress through the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme is assessed through a variety of methods including case studies, critical reflections, learner profiles, evaluated specialist teaching, observations of teaching, holistic diagnostic reports, and journals.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171