Course Comparison

Course
MA Mathematics Education MA Education
Award
Master of Arts - MA Master of Arts - MA
Duration
1 year 1 year
Assessment breakdown
- -
Course type
Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time, Part-time route available
Placement
- -
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
Plymouth Institute of Education Plymouth Institute of Education
Entry requirements

It would be expected that the candidate would have a first degree and, in England, QTS or its equivalent. 

Normal minimum entry requirements are a first degree class 2:1 but we will consider students below 2:1 if they can demonstrate a strong academic portfolio or a record of professional experience.

Other educational staff can be considered for admission; for example, Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) if they are teaching or tutoring classes and provided they can demonstrate a strong academic portfolio or a record of professional experience with an appropriate mathematical qualification.

All applicants need to have access to an educational setting.

International
Normal minimum entry requirements are 2:1 (or equivalent)
We will consider students below 2:1 if they can demonstrate a strong academic portfolio or a record of professional experience.
IELTS score of 6.5 overall with 5.5 in each element or equivalent required for overseas students.
English language requirements
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

APL, APEL and transferring students
Applicants with APL will be considered on an individual basis according to the University Regulations Framework. Students interested in transferring postgraduate credits will be considered on merit and current University regulations regarding transfer of credits from other institutions will apply.

UK/EU

A relevant degree with honours (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

International

Please view the country specific pages for further information regarding the equivalency of your degree. International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability, for example by achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent, see our English language requirements. Pre-sessional English language courses are available if you do not meet these requirements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for postgraduate taught programmes. Tell me more about scholarships and bursaries.