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Education (Mathematics Pathway), M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Northampton, United Kingdom
With a thriving community of practice, the Education (Mathematics Pathway) programme from University of Northampton has a well-earned national reputation. The tutors have all taught in schools and are experts in their own disciplines within the mathematics teaching field.
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Course Details

Throughout the course we encourage you to engage with other professional colleagues and specialist tutors in order to develop a secure understanding of the issues and dynamics of mathematics teaching, ultimately informing your professional practice.

This Education (Mathematics Pathway) programme from University of Northampton enables you to:

  • critically evaluate the impact of recent legislation and policy on mathematics provision
  • enhance your knowledge and understanding of children’s mathematical development
  • investigate and critique theoretical perspectives in mathematics and their applications to practice
  • engage with research and literature influencing developments in mathematics teaching policy and practice
  • critically explore developments in the mathematics teaching field, in the UK and internationally

Career Opportunities 

Once you have completed the MA, you will be well placed for opportunities in mathematics subject leadership in schools, lecturing in further or higher education, as well as research and poliy development in mathematics education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisational based Project 
  • Contemporary Issues in Education 
  • Curriculum Leadership in Mathematics
  • Inclusion in Mathematics Learning and Teaching 
  • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of algebra and geometry within the National Curriculum for Mathematics
  • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of number, calculation, measures and data handling within the National Curriculum for Mathematics 
  • Leading for Change 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2-3 years

  • Credits
    270 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • To study this course, you will need an honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent. We also require that you have Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent and that your employing school provides written support for you to conduct school-based research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1125 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1125 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1125 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1125 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
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per 30 credits

Living costs for Northampton

  • 796 - 1510 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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