Entry requirements

To join this programme you should have: A first or second class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification) which has a proportion of mathematical content (exceptions may be made and enhancement routes are available); An A level in Mathematics (or equivalent level 3 qualification); GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification); Satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You could show this in a number of ways such as time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience, etc. Please note, for the purposes of initial teacher training, Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications are not considered as equivalent to GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in English or Mathematics. EU students can get country-specific information about the University’s entry requirements and equivalent national qualifications at www.edgehill.ac.uk/eu. You are required to undertake Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy prior to entry to this programme. Successful completion of the Professional Skills Tests will form part of the conditions of any offer of a place. Further details can be found at www.edgehill.ac.uk/skillstests. If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education's standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. Further information, including a Declaration of Health questionnaire and details of how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer. The standard cost of applying for DBS Enhanced Disclosure for this course is currently £50.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. This comprehensive programme incorporates the very latest curriculum requirements and offers you the chance to learn from leading experts in Mathematics teacher training. You will strengthen your subject knowledge and boost your personal and professional ICT skills, ensuring you are at the cutting edge of teaching and learning. The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies. Hands-on classroom experience provides opportunities to further deepen your own subject knowledge. If you have a degree in Mathematics or a related subject and want to develop the numeric and problem-solving abilities of secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16, this is the programme is for you.

Fees and funding

Fee If you are a prospective UK or EU student who will be joining this PGCE in academic year 2018/19, tuition fees are still to be announced by the Government. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information.Tuition fees for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2018/19 are £12,750.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Assessment

A balanced combination of coursework and observed classroom experience will be assessed against academic criteria at Level 7 and the QTS Standards. Various other tasks will enable you to show your competence in ICT and other areas of Mathematics. Before the end of your PGCE you will need to complete a Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP) which acts as a useful bridge between your initial teacher training programme and your Induction Year as a Newly Qualified Teacher.

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0)1695 575171