Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Primary Education with Mathematics

12 months
13450 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Primary Education with Mathematics at University of Wolverhampton provides a high standard of training for those preparing to take up a teaching post in the primary school sector. The course complies with the statutory guidance from the Department for Education for Initial Teacher Training courses.


The Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Primary Education with Mathematics at University of Wolverhampton is specifically designed to ensure that those who are successful will be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - the professional award required by all those who wish to teach in a maintained school.

You will focus on the teaching of the National Curriculum for primary schools and specialise in teaching Key Stages 1 and 2 whilst also having valuable opportunities to experience alternative educational settings such as Early Years, Secondary, SEND and transition. The course will also provide you with valuable understanding of early years practice in mathematics as well as the transition/practices into Key Stage 3.

Potential Career Paths

The PGCE in Primary Education with Mathematics leads to recommendation for QTS, and enables you to take up a qualified teaching post in a UK primary school and beyond.

A national survey conducted by the Centre for Education and Employment Research has ranked Wolverhampton as the second most successful UK Higher Education Institute for graduate teacher training employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Curriculum and Enhancing Mathematical Understanding
  • Professional Learning for Teachers
  • Professional Standards for Teachers 1
  • Professional Standards for Teachers 2
  • The Wider Curriculum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are applying via UCAS, you will need to refer to the deadlines set by them. Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.
For example Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of science (BSc) etc. or similar . They are sometimes known as 'undergraduate' or 'first' degrees.
  • A-Level in Mathematics or otherwise to have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 5 (previously Grade B) or above in the GCSE examination in Mathematics.
To receive the government bursary, you will need at least grade B in A-level in Mathematics (or equivalent qualification or subject knowledge). A GCSE in Mathematics (grade 4+) alone will not attract the bursary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.


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