Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

PGCE Primary with Mathematics Specialism

University of East Anglia

12 months
21300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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A teacher who is knowledgeable and skilled can have an amazing impact on a child during their time at school and beyond.  On this PGCE Primary with Mathematics Specialism course at the University of East Anglia you will play a vital role in motivating children to be engaged and excited about learning across the curriculum, with an additional focus on teaching and learning in Mathematics. 


A high quality mathematics education should foster pupils’ curiosity, develop their self-confidence, broaden their horizons and encourage positive attitudes.  

Developed in close partnership with primary schools throughout East Anglia, our PGCE Primary with Mathematics Specialism course at the University of East Anglia is designed to help you become a confident and capable teacher who can motivate children and manage a class effectively.  

Upon successful completion of your PGCE, you will graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 90 Master’s level credits.  

You’ll join this 38-week, full-time course in September and finish the following July. You’ll spend the majority of time in schools – with up to 120 days (24 weeks) in placements and up to 60 days in taught sessions. Your placements will be in two different schools, helping you to develop an understanding from contrasting experiences. 


  • Teacher 
  • Curriculum leader 
  • Head of year 
  • Deputy head  
  • Head teacher 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • PY PGCE Pupil Progress Assignment
  • Primary Years (Primary Languages) Teaching Practice and QTS
  • Foundation Subjects Including Inclusive Practice Assignment
  • English
  • Maths
  • Professional Development Including Understanding Children Assignment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no specified deadline for any of our teacher training courses. However, candidates are advised to apply as early as possible in the application cycle.


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements


  • 2:2 or above preferred
  • All degree subjects considered
  • Before making your application you must have a GCSE pass at Grade C/4 or its equivalent in English Language, Mathematics and in a natural Science subject (ie Biology, Chemistry, Physics or a combination of these) regardless of your date of birth.
Applications are considered on an individual basis and being able to demonstrate a strong level of knowledge about the National Curriculum and current issues affecting teaching is advantageous.Interview required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21300 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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