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Secondary Design and Technology: Food, Textiles and Product Design - PGCE

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Do you want to become a capable, articulate teacher who can inspire children to combine designing and practical skills with in-depth knowledge and understanding? If so, our PGCE in Secondary Design and Technology (Food, Textiles and Product Design) is for you.

What's covered in the course?

We believe that Design and Technology is an essential and exciting subject that allows pupils to be innovative and creative when taught by inspiring and motivational teachers like you. We’ll enable you to become the committed, confident and creative teacher you want to be with the skills you need share your passion for your subject.

Assignments and school-centred activities are structured around the development of your School Experience Progress Journal (SEPJ) which demonstrates your progress against the nationally agreed competences (the Teachers’ Standards), which all teachers must meet throughout their career. A system of continuous review and assessment of progress in the SEPJ will support your growing ability to take responsibility for your own development.

After interview you may be advised you need to take a funded Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course before you start your PGCE.

Enhance employability skills

This 11-16 years course, with post-16 enhancement, will offer you lots of flexibility when you begin searching for a teaching job.

Your employment prospects will be excellent, based on consistently high employability scores and the demand for our trained design and technology teachers.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

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

University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 85 4

    25th out of 84 8

    31st out of 34

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    125 57%

    44th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    40th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    72nd

    29
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 58%

    40th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    13th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    20th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 230
    113 49%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    19th

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