Education (Mathematics Pathway) MA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2-3 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 04/12/2018

The mathematics pathway of our MA in Education offers you the opportunity to extend your knowledge, understanding and skills alongside your work. One student says that their tutor ‘makes managing studying alongside work manageable. What we learn is so interesting. Thank you.’

With a thriving community of practice, the MA in Education (Mathematics) has a well-earned national reputation. Our tutors have all taught in schools and are experts in their own disciplines within the mathematics teaching field.

Course

Highlights

  • Specialist pathway for Mathematics.
  • Discount for Alumni students on Master's courses.
  • Engage with specialist tutors in order to develop a secure understanding of the issues and dynamics of mathematics teaching, ultimately informing your professional practice.

Additional

Information

Different levels available

There are three levels of qualification available through the MA. If you study two specified modules, you will receive a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics. If you study four specified modules, you will receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Mathematics). If you complete four modules and a dissertation or research thesis, you will receive the full MA in Education (Mathematics).

Course Details

Throughout the course we encourage you to engage with other professional colleagues and specialist tutors in order to develop a secure understanding of the issues and dynamics of mathematics teaching, ultimately informing your professional practice.

Read more

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed the MA, you will be well placed for opportunities in mathematics subject leadership in schools, lecturing in further or higher education, as well as research and policy development in mathematics education.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

To study this course, you will need an honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent. We also require that you have Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent and that your employing school provides written support for you to conduct school-based research.

Course Content

  • Organisational based Project (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM075
    Core Module N
  • Contemporary Issues in Education (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM137
    Core Module N
  • Curriculum Leadership in Mathematics (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM109
    Core Module N
  • Inclusion in Mathematics Learning and Teaching (30 Credits)
    Module code: SENM013
    Core Module N
  • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of algebra and geometry within the National Curriculum for Mathematics (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM096
    Core Module N
  • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of number, calculation, measures and data handling within the National Curriculum for Mathematics (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM097
    Core Module N
  • Leading for Change (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM118
    Core Module N
  • Research Thesis (60 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM100
    Core Module Y

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £1,125 per 30 credits

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time: £1,100 per 30 credits

Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Part Time Study

Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 04/12/2018

  • The mathematics pathway of our MA in Education offers you the opportunity to extend your knowledge, understanding and skills alongside your work. One student says that their tutor ‘makes managing studying alongside work manageable. What we learn is so interesting. Thank you.’

    With a thriving community of practice, the MA in Education (Mathematics) has a well-earned national reputation. Our tutors have all taught in schools and are experts in their own disciplines within the mathematics teaching field.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Specialist pathway for Mathematics.
    • Discount for Alumni students on Master's courses.
    • Engage with specialist tutors in order to develop a secure understanding of the issues and dynamics of mathematics teaching, ultimately informing your professional practice.
  • Throughout the course we encourage you to engage with other professional colleagues and specialist tutors in order to develop a secure understanding of the issues and dynamics of mathematics teaching, ultimately informing your professional practice.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Different levels available

    There are three levels of qualification available through the MA. If you study two specified modules, you will receive a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics. If you study four specified modules, you will receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Mathematics). If you complete four modules and a dissertation or research thesis, you will receive the full MA in Education (Mathematics).

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Once you have completed the MA, you will be well placed for opportunities in mathematics subject leadership in schools, lecturing in further or higher education, as well as research and policy development in mathematics education.

  • To study this course, you will need an honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent. We also require that you have Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent and that your employing school provides written support for you to conduct school-based research.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Organisational based Project (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM075
      Core Module N
    • Contemporary Issues in Education (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM137
      Core Module N
    • Curriculum Leadership in Mathematics (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM109
      Core Module N
    • Inclusion in Mathematics Learning and Teaching (30 Credits)
      Module code: SENM013
      Core Module N
    • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of algebra and geometry within the National Curriculum for Mathematics (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM096
      Core Module N
    • Subject and Pedagogical Knowledge in the Teaching of number, calculation, measures and data handling within the National Curriculum for Mathematics (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM097
      Core Module N
    • Leading for Change (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM118
      Core Module N
    • Research Thesis (60 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM100
      Core Module Y
    • Our Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £1,125 per 30 credits

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time: £1,100 per 30 credits

    Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

  • Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

    A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour