- Course CodeCR_ATAPE_9
- Field of StudyArt
- Type of CourseMasters Degree
- Type of QualificationMaster of Arts
- Type of Study Part time
- Application Closing Date 31st August 2016
- Start DateSeptember
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EU Applicants: €4,500
This innovative programme is the first of its kind in Ireland to offer the specific award of Master of Arts in Teaching Visual Arts in Primary and Early Years Education. The programme is aimed at educators within Primary and Early Years Education who are interested in further developing their knowledge and skills in the area of visual arts education.
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 part-time basis subject to applicants’ needs and module demand.
The programme offers modules that will collectively explore the relevance of the Visual Arts in the education of children from Early Years Education through Primary Level. It exposes students to the crucial factors that impact on this process. It is designed to provide students with a wide range of theoretical and practical insights into how children learn through the Visual Arts.
The programme is delivered through a flexible framework of formal lectures, tutorials and practical art and craft workshops. It offers students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in visual arts teaching to meet curriculum requirements or to allow students to become visual arts specialists in their workplace.
The programme content provides the following themes of study:
This programme is aimed specifically at:
2 years (5 Semesters, September to June)
No. of semesters: 5
No. of weeks per semester: 12
No. of timetable hours per week: 6 - 8
Applicants are expected to have either:
This programme may require applicants to undergo a Garda Vetting process. This requirement is due to the mandatory external placement element of the programme which will bring the applicant into contact with children or vulnerable adults and in which they will assume positions of trust.