Taught course

Secondary Education with QTS: Art and Design

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

You are welcome to apply if you have a degree in any Art and Design related subject, for example fine art, graphic design, fashion and textiles, product design, 3D design, new media, ceramics, or history of art (with 50% practical content). A minimum UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification is required, however strong preference will be given to applicants with 2:1 honours degrees. More detailed selection criteria are available on the course listing page of the university website.

Months of entry


Course content

You will learn all the skills you need for effective teaching, from the basics of structuring and planning lessons through to developing personal skills and confidence. Our school-based programme is delivered through dedicated sessions with trainees and school mentors, and allows you to learn from working alongside experienced school colleagues.

We run a great variety of workshops covering ceramics, printmaking, textiles, drawing and painting, sculpture, brushes and books, and ICT workshops that look into the many ways to use technology to teach about design, such as animation, Photoshop, Publisher etc.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0845 606 1144