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BA in Education with Mathematics (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Education Studies

Course Description

This degree scheme consists of two-thirds Education and one-third Mathematics. In your three years at Aberystwyth, you will study a broad spectrum of education topics, including sociological, psychological and education aspects of the subject; along with that will come exposure to the mathematical language that underpins so much of the modern world, from science, technology and engineering, to finance and commerce. This course is perfect for aspiring teachers, tutors and lecturers with a particular interest in Mathematics. On successful completion of this degree, students are eligible to apply for post-graduate teacher training (PGCE) at Primary level. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for Primary PGCE at Aberystwyth.

  • Education with Mathematics will help you engage with the latest theories surrounding the modern classroom, with the added specialism of mathematics.
  • You will be pushed to improve your legislative knowledge.
  • Discover more about a discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collection and calculation.
  • A gateway to careers in a variety of sectors from finance to administration as well as in education.

This degree scheme consists of two-thirds Education and one-third Mathematics. In your three years at Aberystwyth, you will study a broad spectrum of education topics, including sociological, psychological and education aspects of the subject; along with that will come exposure to the mathematical language that underpins so much of the modern world, from science, technology and engineering, to...

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Course Content

 In the first year you may discover:

  • Policies and Issues in Education;
  • Child Development;
  • Young Children Learning;
  • Algebra and calculus;
  • Geometry and differential equations;
  • Probability and statistics;
  • Mathematical analysis.

In the second and third years you may explore:

  • The psychology of learning and thinking;
  • Critically reflect and evaluate learning and skills;
  • Analysis and differential equations;
  • Abstract and linear algebra;
  • Statistical modeling;
  • Hydrodynamics.

 In the first year you may discover: Policies and Issues in Education; Child Development; Young Children Learning; Algebra and calculus; Geometry and differential equations; Probability and statistics; Mathematical analysis. In the second and third years you may...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120

A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in Mathematics

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-DMM with B in A level Mathematics

International Baccalaureate:
30-28 with 5 points in Mathematics at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall with 7 in Mathematics

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in Mathematics GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-DMM with B in A level Mathematics International Baccalaureate: 30-28...

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Assessment Methods

Most modules are assessed through exams and essays, but projects, bibliographic exercises, reflective diaries, posters, and presentations may also be utilised. 

Most modules are assessed through exams and essays, but projects, bibliographic exercises, reflective diaries, posters, and presentations may also be utilised.