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What will I learn?

Share and inspire the exploration of Art and Design within the classroom, and the potential futures you could inspire through this engaging and practical course.

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

During the course, you will learn how to encourage young people’s understanding of art and design through your subject specialism.

We encourage Art and Design trainees to be:

  • enthusiastic and confident in the classroom
  • pedagogically skilful and adaptable
  • specialists in the teaching of Art and Design: demonstrating practical skills and a knowledge of subject history
  • able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum
  • competent in a number of areas that cross secondary school curriculum boundaries
  • able to work as part of a team

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

Which department am I in?

Education and Children's Services

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,950.00 (US$ 17,824) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Riverside Campus

Riverside,

Castle Drive,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 1SF, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS: 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

Applicants will normally: hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:1 honours degree; and have GCSE grade C/grade 4 in English Language and Maths. Students need an IELTS Academic of 6.5 (no less than 5.5 in any band); TOEFL iBT overall score: 88; Min sub skill: Listening- 17, Reading- 18, Speaking- 20, and Writing – 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Chester

The University of Chester is home to students from 130 countries and is the #2 University in the UK for international students (WhatUni? 2020).

  • Ranked #2 the UK for international students (WhatUni? 2020)
  • 200+ courses available with a focus on practical learning
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