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PGCE Secondary Design and Technology with Qualified Teacher Status (Food)

PGCE Secondary Design and Technology with Qualified Teacher Status (Food)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

AUG-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Teaching In Secondary Schools Food Technology Craft Design And Technology (Cdt Teaching / Training Teaching / Training In Post-Compulsory Education

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Train for a rewarding career in secondary design and technology teaching.
  • Undertake 120 days of school-based training in two different school settings.
  • Participate in practical work in our well-equipped facilities to help you learn creative and innovative teaching methods.
  • Attain a masters-level PGCE, or a PCE alongside Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

This course will help you to grow academically and professionally and has, as its primary aim, the development and supply of competent teachers who are capable of securing employment in an education setting. You graduate as an experienced and employable design and technology teacher, ready to inspire young people.

How you learn

This course provides an advanced academic qualification alongside the real-world experience in school settings. Along with honing your subject skills, you'll learn crucial teaching techniques including behaviour management and student support. There are 120 days of school-based training that allow you to become used to the realities of teaching before graduation. You are assessed through supportive, collaborative means, helping you to grow and improve.

You learn through

  • 120 days of school based training across at least two settings
  • classes in our well-equipped facilities
  • seminars and lectures
  • workshops
  • school-based experiences
  • independent study
  • group work
  • practical work
  • written assessments and feedback

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • secondary teaching
  • academic research via masters level study and a PhD
  • local authority/voluntary sector
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • enrichment work with young people
  • more general graduate careers including retail management and the civil service

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in full-time positions at their placement schools, schools in the local region and all over the country.

Modules

Developing And Reflecting On Professional Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Developing And Reflecting On Subject Knowledge And Pedagogy In Secondary Design And Technology (Food) (30 Credits) - Core
School Based Training 1 - Core
School Based Training 2 - Core

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 (overall cost)

£14,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An honours degree (normally 2.2 or above) or equivalent which includes substantial elements of food or design and technology study. Normally GCSE grade C or Grade 4 in English Language and mathematics, or equivalent. Where applicants have achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above in English literature only, we will look for further evidence of a breadth of achievement in English. We will consider applicants who are in the process of obtaining the relevant GCSEs.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more