Taught course

Secondary Education with QTS: Design and Technology

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, normally in a design and technology subject specialism or a related subject. We will consider other equivalent qualifications or experience (along with a degree in a non-design and technology subject) as evidence of design and technology knowledge. Please note that 2:1 honours degrees may be favoured in competition. More detailed selection criteria are available on the course listing page of the university website.

Months of entry


Course content

This course offers you the opportunity to further develop your specialism along with other areas of design and technology such as product design, resistant materials, food or textiles. We provide strong use of information and communication technology, including computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing/rapid prototyping, as well as traditional manufacturing skills.

You'll take 3 modules at 20 credits each, consisting of 2 masters level topics in teaching design and technology and a Level 6 module focusing on cross-curricular issues. In addition, you will carry out a range of other work in school and university that prepares you and provides evidence for the award of qualified teacher status.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0845 606 1144