A good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a subject related to Design Technology (this may include, but is not restricted to, product/industrial design, textiles, graphics, engineering, model making, jewellery, furniture, 3D art and design, architecture), English and maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary (11-18), and to have passed the government's skills test in literacy and numeracy. In addition to the academic requirements, you should also have a recommended period of at least ten days school experience in the year prior to application, preferably in a UK state school, observing the age group and curriculum relevant to the PGCE course for which an application is being made.
Months of entry
The 11-18 PGCE in Design Technology has one pathway: Product design: involving work in resistant and compliant materials. Design Technology is an innovative and intensive nine month programme preparing graduates for the demands of teaching the 11-18 age range in the Secondary sector. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools. The course is organised in partnership with Schools where you spend a total of 24 weeks teaching within the 36 week long programme.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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