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Secondary Art and Design with QTS (School Direct) PGCE

Secondary Art and Design with QTS (School Direct) PGCE

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Arts & Crafts / Communication / Performing Arts Teaching / Training Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This PGCE covers all aspects of becoming an effective and successful teacher of art, craft and design in the National Curriculum as well as GCSE and AS/A level. Trainees benefit from excellent studio facilities and an art gallery featuring school and course-related exhibitions. There is a strong emphasis on individual art practice - trainees will be encouraged to share this with peers and pupils in schools. A minimum of 120 days school-based practice training is combined with university-based training and periods of independent study. University and placement mentors support throughout trainees. We also offer an Assessment-Only route to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) aimed at experienced, but unqualified graduate teachers wishing to complete a formal qualification. Trainees will be introduced to different models of critical engagement and be involved in a number of gallery education workshops at various stages in the course. You will explore the relationship between curriculum development and assessment for and of learning in art, craft and design and particular concerns, such as drawing for different purposes and needs. In addition you will follow a series of workshops that embrace a range of art, craft, design and new media disciplines This course has established a very good reputation for supporting trainees in securing employment. You will be provided with guidance from tutors and mentors on applications, folio content and interview techniques. A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree awarded by a UK university, or an equivalent higher education qualification. Your degree needs to support the subject knowledge requirements of the National Curriculum for Art and Design. For exceptional candidates, particularly those with substantial relevant work experience in schools or relevant occupations, we will consider applications from those who hold a 3rd class degree.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great modern university located in the global city of Manchester, a city renowned for excellence, innovation, creativity and sport. The University has one of the widest range of postgraduate study options; from part-time to full-time, short courses to continuing professional development, Masters of Arts / Science and longer-term Research and PhD opportunities across many subject areas. Manchester is...more