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Course summary

Examine a range of pedagogical approaches to design and technology teaching on a programme that addresses all aspects of secondary design and technology, including specialist expertise in areas such as textiles, resistant materials, electronics, food technology and graphics. You'll 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. For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/education-pg/pgce-secondary-education-design-and-technology

Modules

Sample modules may include:

  • The reflective teacher
  • Action research
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: You are normally required to have at least a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a subject that is related to the subject you intend to teach. You will need to have achieved Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE Mathematics and English Language or equivalent qualifications. As part of the application process for this programme, you will be required to attend an interview. You will also need to demonstrate competence in Fundamental English and mathematics by the end of the course. This is a new DfE requirement which replaces the QTS skills tests in literacy and numeracy. If you accept an offer with us you will also be required to successfully complete Occupational Health and Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure checks.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Whole course
EU £21350 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course
Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
International £21350 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
PGCE Secondary Design and Technology at University of Reading - UCAS