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Teaching

The PGCE-MEd Mathematics Masters modules are taught by means of a combination of lectures, seminars, reading groups, workshops and student presentations. The self-directed study includes pre-session readings, preparation for presentations, and practical research activities.

All MEd students also attend educational research methods sessions as part of the Research Methods Strand.

 

One to one supervision

4.5 hours.

The University of Cambridge publishes an annual Code of Practice which sets out the University’s expectations regarding supervision.

Seminars & classes

The course involves 48 hours of face to face teaching. This is made up of a mixture of lectures and small group seminars. Teaching sessions take place in the Faculty, once a week (on Wednesday afternoons) in the Michaelmas and Lent terms.  There is only a small amount of teaching in the Easter term when students are writing up their theses.

 

Posters

In the Easter term students are required to give short presentations with slides about their research.

Feedback

Throughout the programme, written work is submitted and detailed feedback is provided. Informally, feedback is also provided through regular supervisions. At the end of each term, supervisors write an online report which can be viewed by the student via the Cambridge Graduate Supervision Reporting System.

Assessment

Thesis

The dissertation is up to 15,000 words in length and submitted in August. Where a candidate receives a provisional fail mark, an oral examination is required

Essays

 

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Key Information


1 year part-time

Master of Education

Faculty of Education

Enquiries

Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2020

Applications open
Sept. 2, 2019
Application deadline
June 2, 2020
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2020

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 3, 2019
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 9, 2019

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