menu icon
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest news
PGCE: Dance Teaching (with Qualified Teacher Status)

PGCE: Dance Teaching (with Qualified Teacher Status)

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

AUG-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Dance Teaching / Training Teaching (General) Teaching / Training In Post-Compulsory Education Dance

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you want to teach dance in UK secondary education, then our full-time Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching programme is for you. It provides the opportunity to acquire the expertise to become a dance specialist teacher for the 11-19 curriculum, and UK government recognition as a teacher.

Delivery

The programme leads to two awards: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) awarded by the RAD as an Initial Teacher Training Accredited Provider and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching, validated by the University of Bath.

Since this programme was launched in 2003, we have had consistently high employment rates and some of our former trainees are now working in our partnership schools and colleges in London and the surrounding counties and have gone on to take our own MA in Education (Dance Teaching).
The programme comprises of a minimum of 12 weeks on site at the RAD in London and 24 weeks in professional placements within schools or colleges.

Award

The programme leads to two awards: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching (PGCE: DT). Graduates from this programme may be eligible for registration as a dance teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance.

Assessment

You will be required to complete written assignments, give presentations and be assessed in teaching. Throughout the programme, you will be continually assessed against the Standards for Qualified Teacher Status which must be met in order to qualify as a teacher.

Award

The programme leads to two awards: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and the Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Dance Teaching (PGCE: DT). Graduates from this programme may be eligible for registration as a dance teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance.

Modules

During the programme you will extend your knowledge of dance as a subject in secondary education and study a selection of dance specifications, courses and curricula.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,120

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold: an undergraduate degree (with a minimum classification of 2.1) in dance or a related subject with a substantial dance component. a standard equivalent to a grade 4 in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics Important changes have been made by the Department for Education relating to the Professional Skills Tests that candidates were required to complete ahead of commencing the programme.