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Secondary Education with Art and Design PGCE

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching In Secondary Schools Arts & Crafts Teaching / Training Art & Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is a direct route to a career of which you can be proud. Art and Design impacts on our lives and this course aims to produce dynamic, confident, and innovative teachers who are committed to developing life skills. Art and Design develops a passion for visual knowledge and understanding and the use of technology. This course develops a range of teaching styles appropriate to the delivery of Art and Design within the National Curriculum and GCSE/A Level specifications. The aim of the course is to prepare trainee teachers for a first appointment as a teacher of Art and Design in a secondary school and assess current developments in the subject and their possible effect on teaching in schools. To develop as a teacher, you will be learning about how pupils develop their art and design skills and knowledge, and how they can be helped to a better understanding of themselves and the world through Art and Design.

Furthermore, our PGCE Art and Design trainees can take up ‘enhancements’ linked to other curriculum subject’s e.g. English, primary phase or Special Education Needs and Diversity. We acknowledge that the trainees themselves are the most valuable resource on the course and we will be giving you the opportunity you to share your specialisms with the other trainees, and you will develop essential components of creativity and imagination such as determination, hard work, observing, thinking, experimenting, investigating, making, evaluation. At Plymouth Marjon University, we pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching programmes. PGCE External examiners commented “The work across the Partnership results in excellent relationship building with staff and pupils as well as creative and forward thinking pedagogical ideas.” If the idea of joining these trainees inspires and motivates you, it’s time to start the application process.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Systematically reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of subject specific pedagogy on learning experiences and develop a range of approaches to use in schools.

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)

£11,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have a degree at 2:1 although a 2.2 will be considered and GCSE Grade C or above for English and Mathematics. They must have passed the literacy/numeracy skills tests and have experience of working with young people.