M.Sc. Mathematics with Mathematics Education

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR12766 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR12766 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Norwich, England, United Kingdom
This new degree course is shared equally between the School of Mathematics and the School of Education.



This new degree course is shared equally between the School of Mathematics and the School of Education.

Each student has two academic advisers: one in each discipline. The programme is designed to give you equal experience in studying postgraduate level Mathematics and Mathematics Education. Apart from some compulsory lecture material and a choice of lecture courses, you will write two short dissertations (from a choice of topics): one in a specialised area of Mathematics, and the other involving a small-scale research study in a topic of your interest, in Mathematics Education.

In the School of Education you will take two taught modules to introduce you to mathematics education. In the first module you will read and discuss theories of mathematical learning, curriculum and pedagogy across the educational levels, as well as acquaint yourself with elements from philosophy, history/epistemology, psychology and sociology that influence mathematics education research. The second module will provide you with sufficient grounding in the methodology of qualitative enquiry to be able to start to do research in your own specialist area, for the assignment for this module and for the dissertation.

In the School of Mathematics the first semester contains a module to help you carry out independent study, in critical reading, writing, and mathematical typesetting. The other taught modules change from year to year. They cover the wide range of research interests of the lecturing staff. From pure mathematics we offer lectures such as number theory and representation theory. In applied mathematics we offer topics ranging from financial maths to dynamical meteorology. All lecturers carry out research and both Schools were highly rated for their research by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR12766 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR12766 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


£11200 for UK/EU students £11200 for overseas students Please note: the figures quoted above are for 2011/12 entry.

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

English Language Requirements

CAE score
180(Grade C)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)

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This programme is open to students with a good first degree in mathematics (minimum 2.1 or equivalent).

Applicants should have a strong interest in Mathematics Education as an academic discipline.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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No work experience is required.

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Norwich, United Kingdom

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