Taught course

Secondary Design and Technology (Textiles)

Sheffield Hallam University · Education

Entry requirements

All applicants need GCSE mathematics and English language at grade C or above (or equivalent). We will consider applicants who are in the process of obtaining the relevant GCSEs. You must also have a degree in textiles, fashion design or a related design and technology subject. Prior to application, some voluntary work experience in the classroom would be invaluable. We consider each application on its merits. Interviews are part of the selection process for this course. As you will be working with children, you must complete a declaration of criminal convictions and health check forms.

Months of entry


Course content

This secondary teacher training course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach design and technology with a focus on textiles in secondary schools.

On the course you
enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills
- learn how to teach textiles
- learn about the wider role of teachers in school
- gain knowledge about schools and the education system
- apply your skills and knowledge on school placements

By studying with us you build your enthusiasm, confidence, knowledge and ability to teach textiles.

Information for international students

International students see www.shu.ac.uk/international International students must also have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Fees and funding

Bursaries are available for full-time students. Contact the Training and Development Agency for Schools at www.tda.gov.uk for more information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions office
0114 225 5555
0114 225 4023