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MA Mathematics Education (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
8470 GBP
National
3930 GBP
EU
3930 GBP

Application fee

International 75 GBP
National 75 GBP
EU 75 GBP
Department
Institute of Education
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

Core modules provide students with the opportunity to consider developments in: information technology; assessment, change and development in the curriculum; sociological, psychological and linguistic issues; gender and mathematics; and vocational mathematics. Option modules and the independent dissertation/report provide opportunities to engage with mathematics itself, with the main focus on implications for teaching, and to develop and critique one's own practice.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The Mathematics Education MA consists of two core modules (60 credits), two optional modules (60 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits) or report (30 credits).

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Eligibility Criteria

This research based Master's degree is suitable for those students entering postgraduate study with a strong background in the discipline, gained either through an undergraduate degree, or through a well-regarded conversion Master's programme.

English Language Requirements

  • All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which they have applied.
  • This requirement is specified in order to ensure that the academic progress of students is not hindered by language difficulties and that students are able to integrate socially while studying at UCL and living in the UK.
  • The English language level for this programme is: Special. Only the IELTS or a pass to the required standard in the Institute of Education's pre-sessional English (PASHE) course are accepted. If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Entry Requirement

  • Normally applicants are expected to have at least a lower second-class UK Bachelor's degree, usually in mathematics or in education, with relevant experience. Professional experience of teaching or tutoring, and the ability to write reports will also be considered as relevant experience.

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Mathematics for Teachers
  • Understanding Mathematics Education

Options

  • Digital Technologies for Mathematical Learning
  • What is Education?

Dissertation/report
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a 16,000-word dissertation or 8,000-word report.

Teaching and Learning
Teaching varies according to the modules and includes face-to-face seminars and discussions of reading, mathematical workshops, student presentations, as well as online interactions.

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How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

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