The Education and Mathematics 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. On this course you will spend two thirds of your time in the Mathematics department and one third in the School of Education. The Education and Mathematics Degree utilises the expertise of the Department of Mathematics and the School of Education 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 degree, you will also gain a broad range of transferable skills which will serve you well in any career. You will be able to able to apply for PGCE teacher training courses at either Primary or Secondary level. Why study Mathematics with at Aberystwyth University? - Mathematics with Education 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 identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with data collection and calculation. - This degree is a gateway to careers in a variety of sectors from finance to administration as well as in education. This course will be delivered through a programme of lectures, seminars and individual and group-based project work designed to stimulate your academic interest in mathematics and inspire you about theories of teaching and learning. By joining these two disciplines, this course will help you deepen your mathematical competence and equip you with skills vital for work in the field of education. You will be assessed through a combination of coursework, presentations, essays and examinations. A number of modules are available through the medium of Welsh. Further details may be obtained from both departments. Your personal tutors will also be able to help you with any queries relating to your academic studies. You should feel free to contact them at any time for help and advice. Our graduates have been successful in the fields of: - Humanitarian Organisations; - Teaching and Education (including SEN); - Social Care; - Nursing; - Speech therapy; - Social work; - Community Education Officer; - Banking; - Insurance; - Investment analysis; - Information Technology.