University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Secondary Education (Design and Technology)

The course teaches the principles and practicalities of teaching this important national curriculum subject; students receive first class training, both in the university and our partner schools, with academic and personal support.

Entry requirements

Degree in a subject suitably related to design and technology, and GCSE grade C in English and mathematics or equivalent; suitable degree subjects could include: 2- and 3-dimensional design; furniture production management; furniture design; furniture and related product design; furniture restoration; jewellery restoration; jewellery making; product design; architecture; industrial architecture; landscape architecture; graphic and interior design; fine art; technology; materials science; mechanical engineering; civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; structural engineering; food science; textiles and fashion; Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure.

Course modules

Curriculum studies; information communications technology (ICT) in subject teaching; professional studies.

Assessment methods

During the year the students' complete and submit coursework assignments in both their curriculum studies subject; during school placements teachers and tutors formally observe and assess a number of the students' lessons and at the end of each term the students receive a written report which summarises their progress towards meeting the required standard.

Applying for teacher training at UWTSD

Applications for all PGCE teacher training programmes are made via UCAS, please select the code T80 as the training provider followed by T for Townhill Campus – Swansea, when making your choices.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mount Pleasant Campus Swansea SA1 6ED Wales

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01792 481094