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PGCE Secondary: Art and Design specialism

University of Roehampton

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The key aim of this programme is to enable students to become confident, knowledgeable and enthusiastic teachers of art and design. The programme provides opportunities for students to explore the theory and practice of art and design education through a range of lectures, workshops and tutorials, and to develop their expertise in the classroom through two school placements.

The course will provide students with an awareness of the theoretical foundations of the subject, of strategies for teaching and learning in art and design and of current issues surrounding art and design education. Workshops will enable students to explore a range of practical processes including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, photography and digital art. Regular tutorials enable students to receive individual support from tutors. Lecturers on the programme are experienced teachers of art and design and active researchers in the field of art and design education, while visiting artists offer workshops in specific processes.

During school placements, students benefit from working alongside experienced teachers of art and design. Students have opportunities to observe excellent teaching before experimenting with approaches to teaching and learning across the secondary age range, during which time they are supervised and supported by teachers and tutors.

Applicants should have a degree that includes a substantial element of art, craft or design (such as Fine Art, Graphics, Fashion or Textiles). At interview candidates will be expected to provide and talk through a portfolio of their work and to discuss their reflections on teaching and learning in art and design that they have experienced recently in schools.

Application deadline

28 September 2022

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    78th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

The University of Roehampton offers the best of both worlds: an inspiring campus experience set in the heart of south-west London.
A wide range of accommodation options, all located on campus. A place is guaranteed, providing students have accepted an offer and apply by the deadline.
Excellent resources include an award-winning library, modern teaching facilities, and health and wellbeing support services.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 90 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 53%

    76th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69.0 69%

    41st

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    43rd

    14

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