Taught course

Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher

University of Brighton · School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics

Entry requirements

You will need a good honours degree and experience in an education setting.

To qualify for Approved Teacher Status (ATS) or Approved Professional Status (APS), students must have completed two years (or equivalent) as a teacher or educational professional by the end of the course.

Commencing from January the MaST PGCert is a one-year part-time programme comprising of two parts; the first part is usually a taught module and the second is a practiced-based module.

Months of entry


Course content

Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) PGCert is designed to support your career progression, increase your subject knowledge and help you make a difference to your school and students.

The MaST PGCert is a stand-alone qualification and counts as one-thrid of a master's degree. It's been developed in association with local education authorities as part of a government drive to improve skills in the teaching profession.

The course is suitable if you're an experienced, practising primary teacher who wants to further deepen your understanding of mathematics and mathematics teaching.

The flexible work-based and part-time learning programme allows students to fit studying around existing work or commitments.

Fees and funding

Please see the fees and funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Adam Byford
01273 644644