This specialist course has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for 14 years with particular highlights being the high quality school placements, excellent partnerships with museums, galleries and the wider arts community and the managements and quality assurance of the programme.
Because the course has been built around partnerships with primary, secondary and special schools, museums and galleries, community groups and artists, it offers you the opportunity to gain a PGCE in Secondary Art, Craft and Design Education with Qualified Teacher Status.
It will prepare you to become a highly effective practitioner, able to make a significant contribution to education and equipped to teach pupils across the range of art, crafts and design.
You’ll spend the majority of your time in two contrasting secondary school placements, with the remaining time at Northumbria University or at sites including museums, galleries, studios and workshops.
Thanks to our exclusive partnership with the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, you’ll also have access to BALTIC’s extensive library and archive.
Competence in Information and Communication Technology is essential and some relevant experience in secondary education is important to demonstrate understanding of the sector, experience in a professional environment and commitment.
In addition, applicants should have attained GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics.
Who would this Course suit?
The course is the ideal route if you’re a highly qualified, skilled and passionate arts graduate looking to challenge yourself as a creative practitioner and develop a career in secondary arts education and its related areas.
Applications to UCAS Teacher Training (UTT). Applicants will normally be expected to have a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification, containing a significant art element of appropriate level and scope. In addition, applicants should have attained GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics. Relevant degrees might include; Fine Arts; Arts; Art and Design; Art and Textile Design; Fashion Design; Ceramics; Design; Animation and Creative Media.
Recipient: Northumbria University
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