PGCE Secondary Design and Technology (PGCE)

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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The award
PGCE

How long you will study
10 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15680 per year

All study options

About PGCE Secondary Design and Technology at University of Reading

Address all aspects of design and technology, gain experience on our placement opportunities, and develop the skills and knowledge to teach design and technology at secondary level.

This Post Graduate Certificate Education (PGCE) Secondary Design and Technology course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifying you to teach the 11-18 age group in secondary schools in England and Wales.

You will examine a range of pedagogical approaches to design and technology teaching and explore all aspects of secondary design and technology, including specialist expertise in areas such as textiles, resistant materials, electronics, food technology and graphics.

Your tutors have national reputations as experts in the field of design in education and subject specialists in school.

You will learn through a series of practical seminars and workshops in purpose-built design studios with extensive resources and equipment as well as in school workshop spaces. Interactive and discussion-based teaching techniques will encourage you to engage, reflect and challenge.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPGCEHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study10 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15680 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in the 2018/19 academic year. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

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