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Secondary Art and Design (including School Direct) with QTS PGCE (Core)

University of Chester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Share and inspire the exploration of Art and Design within the classroom, and the potential futures you could inspire through this engaging and practical course.

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

During the course, you will learn how to encourage young people’s understanding of art and design through your subject specialism.

We encourage Art and Design trainees to be:

  • enthusiastic and confident in the classroom
  • pedagogically skilful and adaptable
  • specialists in the teaching of Art and Design: demonstrating practical skills and a knowledge of subject history
  • able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum
  • competent in a number of areas that cross secondary school curriculum boundaries
  • able to work as part of a team

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450overall cost

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 Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 86 12

    50th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    118 53%

    63rd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    33rd

    49
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    125 63%

    31st

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    65th

    20

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