- Course CodeCR_AATDE_9
- Field of StudyArt
- Type of CourseMasters Degree
- Type of QualificationMaster of Arts
- Type of Study Part time
- Application Closing Date 31st August 2016
Course Structure Part Time:
No. of semesters: 5
No. of weeks per semester: 12
No. of timetable hours week: 6 – 8
Assessment: Continuous assessment
Course Fee: EU Applicants: €4,500
This innovative programme offers the specific award of Master of Arts in Art and Design Education. The programme is aimed at art educators working within a wide range of educational sectors who are interested in further developing their knowledge and skills in the area of visual arts education. This includes those working in the secondary and further education sectors as well as those in community and other non-compulsory sectors of education where art is a prominent feature.
The programme is offered by the Department of Art and Design Education based at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design and offers a flexible and accessible framework and delivery. The programme is offered on a full-time or part-time basis subject to applicants’ needs and module demand.
The programme offers modules that will collectively explore the relevance of the visual arts, primarily, in the education of adolescents and adult learners. It exposes students to the crucial factors that impact on these processes.
It is designed to provide students with a wide range of theoretical and practical insights into how individuals learn through art and design.
The programme is delivered through a flexible framework of formal lectures, tutorials and practical art and craft workshops. It offers students the opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills in art and design teaching to meet curriculum requirements or to develop effective teaching programmes in more informal educational settings.
The programme content provides the following themes of study:
This programme is aimed specifically at:
Eligible applicants are those who hold a Level 8 Honours H2.2 Bachelor Degree in Fine Art or Design (or similar) and either:
Department(s): The programme is offered by the Department of Art and Design Education based at CIT Crawford College of Art & Design and offers a flexible and accessible framework and delivery. The Department of Art & Design Education has a long history of teacher education. It presently offers the Higher Diploma in Arts for Art & Design Teachers. This is a one year postgraduate professional training programme.
Location: CIT Crawford College of Art & Design
Further Studies: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
ECTS Credits: 90
Students will be expected to complete six taught modules and the dissertation to gain the required 90 credits.
For detailed information about the modules please click Masters of Arts in Art and Design Education