Taught course

PGCE Secondary Mathematics (QTS)

Newman University · Department of Teacher Training

Entry requirements

An Honours degree of which mathematics or a mathematics related subject forms a part, or a recognised equivalent qualification (A Level mathematics will be considered).

GCSEs (or in exceptional circumstances their equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 (grade C previously). Please be aware that whilst these GCSEs are not mandatory at application point, these qualifications must be obtained by enrolment.

School experience is desirable, but not an essential requirement prior to interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is the most widely recognised UK postgraduate award and is transferable. It is accepted across the UK and internationally as an assurance that the candidate has achieved the high standard expected for entry to the teaching profession.

This course offers you the opportunity to learn how to teach mathematics to all ability ranges at secondary level. You will develop a good understanding of maths pedagogy and how to help children grasp complex ideas. Providing you with a solid foundation of professional awareness and understanding, the course will foster and develop your competence and confidence in imparting your subject knowledge to young people.

Fees and funding

UK students


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Upkar Singh
0121 476 1181 (Ext. 2270)