Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Secondary Education (Design and Technology, 11-16, flexible)

This programme provides a range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to teach the subject. The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies, hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to further subject knowledge. Students can choose to specialise in 1 of the following areas resistant materials, food technology, textiles technology, systems and control. Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for qualified teacher status (QTS).

Entry requirements

GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification). A 2.2, or above, Honours degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualification. Satisfactory levels of information and communications technology competence and an appropriate range of practical skills related to your specialist subject. A demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area is required. Students are also required to undertake professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy prior to entry. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, previously CRB) Enhanced Disclosure.

Course modules

Developing subject knowledge and pedagogy in design and technology; planning for effective teaching and learning in design and technology; research and practice in design and technology; reflective professional practice; professional practice 1; professional practice 2; professional practice 1A; professional practice 1B; professional practice 2.

Assessment methods

Coursework and observed classroom experience.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Variable £ 9,000 per Whole course (home fees) 3 years
PGCE Variable £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

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Telephone number: 
01695 575171