Our PGCE Mathematics course offers you the opportunity to train to teach mathematics at secondary school level.

Why study Secondary Mathematics?

This PGCE programme focusses on mathematics across Key Stages 3 and 4 with the inclusion of elements of Key Stages 5. The course covers all aspects of mathematics teaching and learning, with an emphasis on practical activities for use in school.

Study Details:

PGCE 1 year full-time

Module Details:

  • General Professional Studies
  • Mathematics: Subject Specialism
  • School Experience One (Foundation)
  • School Experience Two (Development)
  • School Experience Three (Consolidation)
  • Reflective Overview
  • Effective Teaching and Learning
  • Investigating Teaching and Learning
  • Supporting Learning

Student Destinations

The quality of the provision at St Mary’s is valued by our trainees and schools, resulting in high levels (over 70%) of NQT employment in our partnership schools. Employment rates following the PGCE course are consistently over 90% in teaching roles.

On the programme you will study two Master’s’ modules leading to 60 credits at postgraduate level. You will have the opportunity to further your postgraduate studies in your career as these credits are transferable.

At the end of the PGCE course, you will have the opportunity to complete a three-week placement in a special education setting. This is highly valued by trainee teachers to broaden their understanding of specific learning needs for some learners.


Home/EU: £9,250 International: £12,730

Entry Requirements

2:2 Previous degree required

Mathematics PGCE applicants are expected to have a good degree in maths (2:2 or above) or a related subject.


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