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PGCE and ProfGCE in Secondary Education Art and Design

PGCE and ProfGCE in Secondary Education Art and Design

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Art & Design Secondary Schools (General) Teaching In Secondary Schools Arts & Crafts / Communication / Performing Arts Teaching / Training

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

This course is available to UK/EU students only. This Masters level professional training programme introduces you to the requirements for teaching Art to the 11-16 age range and leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. Where appropriate, opportunities to experience post 16 provision will be available. You will be introduced to the principles and theories of secondary teaching through both subject studies and a developing professional practice course. Training is undertaken in partnership with local secondary schools.

Why choose this course?

The University of Hertfordshire is a leading regional provider of Initial Teacher Training. Consistently high achieving in its Ofsted inspections, it is recognised as a very good quality training provider by local employers. Graduate employability is high. The programme is structured to allow you to develop the skills required by a secondary art teacher, and to develop specific expertise for making a distinctive contribution to secondary practice. The strengths of our PGCE secondary programmes are the high levels of pastoral care and support we offer trainees. We also have effective partnerships with schools, which enhances trainees' subject knowledge and conceptual understanding of teaching and ensures our trainees achieve good levels of attainment.

What will I study?

A wide range of teaching and learning methods are used. Tutor led sessions will include lectures, seminars and workshops, where active participation is encouraged. Twenty-four weeks of the programme are spent in local partnerships schools. This enables you to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a team of practising teachers who lead key sessions as well as support you in your school-based training where you develop your classroom expertise. The programme includes opportunities to visit different educational contexts, including a primary school and a special needs school.

Careers

On successful completion of the programme you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status and be ready to start your teaching career.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

09-SEP-20

Modules

In conjunction with other programme components, this module aims to prepare trainees to be Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) in primary schools. The Primary School Based Training 1 will comply with the current requirements and focus on coverage of the current Standards for qualified teacher status. There will be extended opportunities to observe learning and teaching and to carry out teaching practice. Each trainee will receive training, support and assessment from a school mentor during his/her placement and from a visiting University tutor while on placement. Reflective practice is an essential element for ensuring on-going progress in meeting the Standards

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

This course is not open to International Students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Honours degree (2.2 or higher), awarded by a UK university or an overseas award recognised as equivalent by NARIC. Usually we would expect the degree to have a minimum 50% content of the subject in which the applicant is applying. GCSE or IGCSE Maths and English Language at grade 4 or above (grade C or above under the previous grading structure).

University information

Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Future Employment: Superb career support with 96.5% of graduates in work within six months of graduating Industry Connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements Course Accreditation: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses Financial Support: 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates, as well as £11,222 of postgraduate funding...more