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.