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Education (Mathematics), Postgraduate Certificate

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  • 9 months
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Mathematics) course at King's College London gives trainees practical and theoretical ideas on the teaching of mathematics as well as modelling ways in which mathematics can be taught in the classroom. 

About

Trainees benefit from the college’s unique mathematics free school for sixth form students, King’s College London Mathematics School, with opportunities to work alongside and learn from teachers at this school.

Additionally, King’s has established strong links with excellent partner schools and can offer trainees a rich and diverse experience of curriculum planning and delivery beyond the experience gained from their two placement schools.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Mathematics) course at King's College London  is a full-time course that consists of four required modules and two blocks of teaching experience based in secondary schools within London and Greater London. 

Key benefits

  • Opportunity to work with tutors who are actively engaged in research in their subject and in pedagogy more widely.
  • A working partnership with a broad range of up to 150 schools in London and beyond, providing unique opportunities to learn how to teach a diverse mix of students.
  • Two assessed pieces of coursework give you 60 Master’s-level credits – a third of an MA – which puts you well on the way to a Master’s degree in your chosen profession.
  • Located in the heart of London.

Career prospects

The majority of trainees go into teaching or other areas of education; many become heads of departments or members of senior management teams; some take up careers in educational administration in the advisory or inspection services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studying Policy & Professional Practice
  • Focused Pedagogical Studies 
  • Professional Practice in Education 
  • School Data 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      37 weeks FT
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2:1 bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) in single mathematics or joint honours where half of the study is in mathematics. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the subject you intend to teach. 

  • GCSE grade C or above (or an equivalent qualification) in English language and mathematics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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