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BSc (Honours) Mathematics Education with Qualified Teacher Status

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Year of Entry 2022/23
BSc (Honours)

Mathematics Education with Qualified Teacher Status

Course in clearing
Full-time Teaching and Education

Qualify as a secondary mathematics teacher on this education course with Qualified Teacher Status.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2022. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

Clearing is not open to international students this year.

 

Employability

100% of our graduates are in work or further study fifteen months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes Survey).

Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home: £9,250 per year
International/EU: £14,415 per year
How long will I study? 3 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 80 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? D034
When do I start? September 2022

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Course summary

  • Acquire a deep understanding of mathematics and learn to how to teach effectively.
  • Benefit from a 90% course employment record, and healthy job market.
  • Qualify as a teacher faster than through a PGCE.
  • Gain hands-on experience with school placements from your first year onwards.
  • Prepare yourself for further qualifications in maths or education.

Move quickly into a full-time secondary teaching post in mathematics. You develop your understanding of the subject, starting from your own level, while attaining vital theoretical and practical experience of teaching. You graduate with Qualified Teacher Status, in a subject where demand for teachers is high. 

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

The teaching and learning approach will include individual and collaborative study alongside school-based placements in all 3 years. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 (GCSE), post-16 mathematics, and will develop the skills and professional capabilities required for effective teaching by engaging with academic theory, research, and school-based practice.

You learn through

  • lectures and seminars taught by mathematics tutors and education specialists
  • at least 24 weeks in school placement 
  • advanced modules preparing you for the different stages of secondary teaching
  • small groups and a collaborative atmosphere
  • research, practical work, presentations, and written assignments
  • academic tutorials.

 

Course leaders and tutors

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Amy Birkhead
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education

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Applied learning

Placements

Starting from one day per week in your first year to longer periods in your second and third, you will work in schools to develop the knowledge skills and values required of teachers. You will be assigned a school-based mentor to help you hone your teaching skills and apply your theory - helping you to work with individual students and whole classes. Sheffield Hallam has strong links to regional secondary schools to ensure your training is of the highest quality. Many of our graduates attain full time employment at their placement schools.


Future careers

Most of our graduates go directly into employment as qualified teachers, and the course employment record currently stands at 90%. Several key transferrable skills are also developed throughout the course allowing for alternative progression or career routes.

This course prepares you for a career in

  • teaching
  • academic careers as a researcher via Masters level study and PhD
  • local authority/voluntary sector worker or researcher
  • non-government organisation (NGO) administrative and research posts
  • enrichment work with young people
  • more general graduate careers including, for example, retail management and the civil service.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you will study at our City Campus and engage with a structured mix of face to face and online lectures and seminars. You will have access to digital and online specialist mathematics resources to support your learning.


Entry requirements

All students

80 UCAS points, including 56 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course.

If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Education Research Policy And Practice 1 Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Problem Solving Through Modelling Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sets And Matrices Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The Experience Of Learning Mathematics Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Thinking Mathematically Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Development Of Geometric Ideas Credits: 20
Module: Education Research Policy And Practice 2 Credits: 40
Module: Introduction To Mathematics Education Credits: 20
Module: Relations And Functions Credits: 20
Module: School Based Training 1 Credits: -
Module: Statistical Literacy Credits: 20

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Applications Of Algebra Credits: 20
Module: Becoming A Maths Teacher Credits: 20
Module: Development Of Ideas In Number Theory Credits: 20
Module: Education Research Policy An Practice 3 Credits: 40
Module: Infinite Processes Credits: 20
Module: School Based Training 2 Credits: -

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/23 is £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

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Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

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This course has places available in clearing. Call us now on 0330 024 6390 or apply online.

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