|Study location||United Kingdom, Aberystwyth|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in Mathematics
Additionally, state English examination results are accepted as proof of proficency.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Mathematics with Education Degree at Aberystwyth University will develop your appreciation of advanced mathematical and statistical techniques and cover a broad spectrum of childhood development activities that include the sociological, psychological and educational facets that influence the development of children. The Mathematics with Education Degree utilises the expertise of the Department of Mathematics and the School of Education and Lifelong Learning to offer you a highly relevant and stimulating programme which is very attractive to employers. In addition to the specialist mathematical and analytical skills you will acquire through your Mathematics with Education Degree, you will also gain a broad range of transferable skills which will serve you well in any career.
If you wish to stretch your mathematical abilities and gain the educational knowledge needed to apply for teacher training courses, then this is the course for you. The Mathematics and Education degree will introduce you to a the essential core disciplines of Mathematics and help you engage with the latest thinking on education.
The Mathematics and Education Degree is a Major/Minor scheme meaning that you will spend two-thirds of your time studying Mathematics (your Major subject) in the Department of Mathematics and one-third studying Education (your Minor subject) in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning.
Our Mathematics courses are accredited by the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), the UK’s learned and professional society for mathematics and its applications. The IMA exists to support the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and to promote and enhance mathematical culture in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, for the public good. Mathematics has been taught at Aberystwyth since the foundation of the university in 1872, making it the oldest Mathematics department in Wales. Despite our heritage we have continued to innovate ensuring that the degree schemes we offer will provide you with the best Mathematics degree you can possibly obtain.
Your BSc in Mathematics with Education will prepare you for a broad range of employment or training options, including teacher training. Your educational knowledge will help you establish a career as an education administrator, trainer or youth worker. Your mathematical training will prepare you for work in the increasing number of careers where specialist numerical skills and logical and analytical thought are in high demand.
Some graduates progress immediately to further study, either research or a post-graduate training course, such as an MA in social work or a post-graduate teaching certificate (PGCE). For aspiring teachers, the balanced combination of the two subjects is a sound basis for either secondary or primary teaching.