Taught course

Creative and Cultural Education

Edge Hill University · Department of Performing Arts

Entry requirements

To join this PGCert you should have a degree equivalent to UK first class or upper second class honours (2:1 or above). You will also need to have a teaching qualification or teaching/education/outreach experience in cultural subjects or the creative arts and culture sector.

Months of entry


Course content

This Postgraduate Certificate is designed to appeal to professionals working in all sectors of education, as well as in cultural institutions such as theatres, museums and galleries. It has been developed to help improve the quality of creative and cultural education in schools and enhance the relationship between schools and arts organisations. The programme will immerse you in the nature and significance of culture in human social living, develop your understanding of the tensions and policy imperatives surrounding contemporary cultural work, analyse the reach, merits and role of culture in society with a particular focus on developing countries, and critically analyse the complex cultural environment of one school and one cultural institution. The aim is to encourage the generation of advanced professional practice and dynamic activity, integrating professional development and practice through new concepts, new relationships and new methodologies, empowering teachers and creative professionals to design, implement and evaluate creative practice for cultural education.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for full-time study on this Postgraduate Certificate are £1,740 for UK and EU students and £4,385 for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


You will be assessed through a combination of essays, presentations, portfolios and reports.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171