Taught course

Education (Mathematics Education)

Institution
University of Bristol · School of Education
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good UK undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) and normally some appropriate professional experience. This could include professional mathematics teaching experience, working as a learning support assistant for mathematics, or visiting mathematics classrooms as a researcher.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our education master's degrees give you the opportunity to design a tailored programme of study that suits your cultural and learning needs. You will be able to specialise and receive an award in a particular disciplinary area.

This pathway is designed for UK and international mathematics teachers and other professionals working in mathematics education, from primary schools to post-16 education. You will be supported in integrating the theory and practice of teaching and learning mathematics by:

  • being an active researcher of your own and others' practice, including reworking your own practice
  • carrying out small-scale research projects, one of which can act as a pilot project for the major work of your dissertation
  • engaging with research literature, especially the current journals and activity of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
  • engaging with new developments in teaching and learning mathematics
  • updating your mathematics
  • writing assignments that show the emergence of a theoretical frame, presenting a literature search and developing ideas from a seminar
  • becoming confident with presentation, argumentation, research and ICT skills

The course has been recognised as excellent by the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
ed-masters-admiss@bristol.ac.uk