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Full time September PGCE 1 year full-time
Education (11) Mathematics (25)

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Are you passionate about shaping young minds and equipping them with essential mathematical skills for life? Look no further than the PGCE in Secondary Mathematics at Birmingham City University. This programme offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to inspire students and enhance your teaching abilities across various age groups and skill levels. With a strong emphasis on practical experience, you will benefit from at least 120 days of placement in diverse educational settings, supported by experienced mentors. To enrol, you need a good degree in a relevant subject and GCSEs in English and Mathematics. The selection process focuses on assessing your subject knowledge and personal qualities essential for effective teaching. Upon completion, you will not only be equipped to kick-start your teaching career but also have the opportunity to gain Master's level credits towards a full Master's degree. Join us and become a confident, committed, and creative educator, ready to make a difference in the lives of students across the West Midlands and beyond.

About the course

Do you want a career that enables you to help pupils master skills that are vital to their success, not just during their education, but for life? If so training to teach maths on our PGCE in Secondary Mathematics is course for you.


You’ll learn techniques to inspire students around maths, making it enjoyable and ensuring they’re equipped with skills they’ll need for in the future. You’ll teach across a range of ages and abilities on daily basis so we’ll train you to be handle changing effortlessly between number patterns and sequences to calculus depending on who you’re teaching.

After interview you may be advised you need to take a funded Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE)

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Entry Requirements

You must have a good degree (normally a 2:2 or above) in a relevant subject from a UK higher education institution or equivalent.

You must also have a GCSE grade 4 (C) or above (or equivalent) in both English (Language or Literature) and mathematics prior to enrolment.

The selection interview will assess your subject knowledge and personal qualities such as the potential to relate well to secondary age students, enthusiasm, sensitivity, communication skills and robustness and resilience for teaching.

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Where will I study?

Where is Birmingham City University
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