Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Secondary Education (Art and Design, 11-16)

This course combines academic study, group discussion and reflection with practical and work-based learning in the classroom to give you all the knowledge and skills you will need to become a creative and innovative teacher of art and design. As you move into full-time placements you will be supported by mentors in schools who will work with you to ensure your development through a range of experiences across the 11-16 age phase. You will develop both a reflective and a critically analytical approach to education.

Entry requirements

1st degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualification; a degree classification at 2.2 or above; GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification); a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You could show this in a number of ways: time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience. You are required to undertake Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy prior to entry to this programme. Successful completion of the Professional Skills Tests will form part of the conditions of any offer of a place. As part of the selection process, you will be expected to present a portfolio of good quality art and design work, together with a presentation reflecting your understanding of applied art and design. If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education�s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. Further information, including a Declaration of Health questionnaire and details of how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

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

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