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Teaching and Learning with QTS MA


Course Description

This unique programme offers you the opportunity to train as a teacher in England while studying for your Master's degree.

This degree is designed to support the academic and professional development of international students who wish to study in London, develop as teachers and enhance their career prospects in England and in their home country.

The focus on Mathematics or Physics reflects the national shortage of teachers in these areas and offers students the opportunity to contribute to teacher development and policy in schools and institutions internationally.

Why St Mary's?

Our mission is to encourage, empower and support students to give, learn and belong to the St Mary's learning community. Our students are motivated to fulfil their potential, think critically and become global citizens through excellent, research-enriched teaching in a strong community of mutual respect, generosity of spirit and inclusiveness.

Building on our long tradition of excellent practice in teacher education, St Mary's provides a unique opportunity for international students through this professional Master’s degree. We are renowned for our caring student-centred approach: in 2016 we are ranked first in London for Student Satisfaction. We are ranked 'Outstanding' by Ofsted for Initial Teacher Training in both Primary and Secondary sectors.

The programme offers two distinctive pathways: Mathematics and Physics with opportunities to develop skills in teaching Mandarin.

Career opportunities

St Mary's University initial teacher training programmes have constantly high employment rates - no less than 95% of our students are employed by our partnership schools and schools where they have undertaken placements during their degree programme.

Nationally and internationally the need to recruit Mathematics and Physics teachers is growing. In England this is of particular concern with international teachers of secondary mathematics and secondary physic highly sought after. Many of our partner schools have already joined this

Many of our partner schools have already joined this programme to train and employ international teachers specialising in mathematics and physics.

The Careers Service has more information on graduate careers and part-time work available during your course.

Course Content

A list of all modules can be found on our website:
https://www.stmarys.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses-london/teaching-and-learning

Please note: All information is correct at the time of publication. However, course content is regularly updated and this may result in some changes, which will be communicated to students before their programme begins.

Visit the Teaching and Learning with QTS MA page on the St Mary’s University, Twickenham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Students will need to hold a Bachelor's degree equivalent to a 2:2 in England.; English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; Good level of mathematics – equivalent to English A level grade B or score 90+ in University; Entrance Examination in Mathematics; Subject to a successful interview.

Last Updated

12 May 2017

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