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PGCE Secondary Art and Design with QTS

Course Description

Manchester Metropolitan University has a longstanding national reputation for providing high-calibre initial teacher training with over 20 Secondary specialisms available. The Faculty of Education has a well-established partnership with over 800 secondary schools and colleages across the North West region and beyond.

This PGCE covers all aspects of becoming an effective and successful teacher of art, craft and design in the National Curriculum as well as GCSE and AS/A level. Trainees benefit from excellent studio facilities and an art gallery featuring school and course-related exhibitions. There is a strong emphasis on individual art practice - trainees will be encouraged to share this with peers and pupils in schools.

A minimum of 120 days school-based practice training is combined with university-based training and periods of independent study. Trainees are supported throughout by university and placement mentors.

All PGCE applicants will need to pass pre-entry Professional Skills Tests in Numeracy and Literacy. We also recommend you check the Department of Education website at http://www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching for the latest updates.

Special Features

• State-of-the-art studio and gallery facilities at the Brooks building in Manchester
• Experience in a diverse range of schools and colleges
• Choice of University-led, School Direct or Assessment-only routes to Qualified Teacher Status
• Opportunity to apply for four week enrichment experience overseas
• Course includes 60 Masters Level CATS points, or one third of a Masters degree
• Access to NQT alumni support in your first year of teaching
• Close links with our Educational and Social Research Institute

Visit the PGCE Secondary Art and Design with QTS page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will normally have an undergraduate honours degree awarded by a UK university, or an equivalent higher education qualification. All subjects normally require a minimum of a 2:1 classification. Evidence is required of relevant experience in a UK secondary school. You will also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics at the point of application.For full details on entry requirements please visit our website: View Website

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