MSc in Mathematics Education (Programme code 02250187)

Admission requirements

An appropriate BScHons (not a BEd Honours) degree with a minimum of 60% for all modules at honours level. In the selection procedure the candidate’s complete undergraduate and honours academic record will be considered. It is strongly recommended that Measure and integration theory and Functional analysis are included at honours level.

Admission is subject to the availibility of a suitable supervisor. 

The final approval is granted by the Faculty Postgraduate Committee.


Subject to other faculty regulations, a student must complete his or her masters studies within two years after first registering for the degree. 

Programme composition

The programme consists of a dissertation (180 credits) and mandatory non-credit bearing master’s coursework modules, one in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and one in the Faculty of Education.

Dissertation: WTW 893 Dissertation: Mathematics Education 890 (180 credits)

Total credits required: 180

A concept article for a reputable journal or conference must be submitted during the research period.

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