Art & Design Education, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
  • 9250
    Tuition (Year)
    4140
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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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.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Programme Structure

  • ICT in Art Education (MA)
  • Ed Management&Leadership
  • Aesthetics and Art Criticism
  • Individuality in Art Education
  • Arts Facilitation Skills
  • Historical & Contempory Art Pr
  • Research Methods ArtEd MA
  • Art Therapy in Education
  • Inclusion & Diversity in Ed
  • Arts Fac Issues & Context
  • MA Research Dissertation Educ

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    90 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 30 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time

Academic Requirements

Eligible applicants are those who hold a Level 8 Honours H2.2 Bachelor Degree in Fine Art or Design (or similar) and either:
  • Higher Diploma in Arts for Art and Design Teachers or equivalent i.e. an older qualification or a recognised teaching qualification from another country or
  • BA/BEd in Art and Design Education (Level 8) or
  • An equivalent qualification in art and design education or
  • Applicants who hold a teaching qualification in subjects other than art and design may also be considered.
  • Applicants who hold a Level 8 award at pass level or a Level 7 award (or equivalent) may be considered on the basis of significant relevant experience.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 9250 International
  • EUR 4140 EEA
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Funding

Fees, Grants and Scholarships

There are a number of funding schemes for postgraduate students. The majority of these are external schemes and the competition is open to both the Institutes of Technology and the Universities. The following are details on some of the funding opportunities that arise throughout the year. Where possible, links are given for further information on the schemes.

CIT Postgraduate Research Scholarships

The CIT Postgraduate Scholarship scheme is an internal competition concerned with (a) fostering research across all Departments in the College and (b) rewarding academic excellence by allowing high achieving students the opportunity to pursue higher a degree at the Masters and Doctoral levels, at CIT.

Strand I - Department of Education and Science

The Post-Graduate R&D Skills Training Programme is concerned with the provision of research and development training for highly skilled graduates leading to the award of a Masters degree. The provision of high quality R&D training is the primary objective. The scheme covers all disciplines and a member of staff makes the application. Once a project is funded the supervisor must advertise and conduct interviews to fill the position.

Under this scheme fees, materials and travel is covered and the student is paid a monthly stipend for the duration of the project.

O'Reilly Foundation

The O'Reilly Foundation sponsors scholars to undertake post-graduate education in their chosen field and in an institution or university of their choice. O'Reilly Scholars are individuals who have an excellent academic record and have demonstrated leadership qualities, as well as the potential and desire to make a significant contribution to the future of Ireland. For further information please see: www.oreillyfoundation.ie

Fulbright Commission Awards

The Irish - US Fulbright Commission's annual Awards Programme enables students and scholars to undertake study, research or lecturing at a college in the United States. Applicants must be in a position to outline a clearly defined course of study or research and must obtain their own placements in the US. All Fulbright awards are for one year. However, students pursuing post-graduate degrees will normally retain their Fulbright visa status in the US for the full duration of their studies. For further information please see: www.fulbright.ie

Embark Scholarships

The Embark Initiative's Postgraduate Research Scholarship Scheme is designed for either Masters or Doctorate level researchers in the sciences, engineering or technology. For further information please see: http://www.embark.ie/

Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)

IRCHSS funds cutting-edge research in the humanities, social sciences, business and law with the objective of creating new knowledge and expertise beneficial to Ireland's economic, social and cultural development. Through its membership of the European Science Foundation, the Research Council is committed to integrating Irish research in European and international networks of expertise. For further information please see: http://www.irchss.ie

Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)

The Embark Initiative operated by the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology. Funded by the State under the National Development Plan, the Embark Initiative is aimed at knowledge creation for the long-term benefit of society and the economy. Embark takes a unique approach to funding people and ideas, providing direct financial support for researchers & research students. Its programmes does not target research projects with an industrial or economic focus but instead aim to support researchers in exploring ideas and bringing vision to reality. The emphasis is on innovative, original and exploratory research, aimed at generating new knowledge and energising Ireland's future growth, development and national competitiveness. For further information please see: http://www.ircset.ie

RIAs Mobility Grants Scheme 2012-2013

Applications are now invited under the RIAs Mobility Grants Scheme 2012-2013
In 2013 some 45,000 will be awarded through the Academys postdoctoral Mobility Grants Scheme, which is open to all early career stage researchers in any discipline, who wish to undertake short research trips to anywhere in the world.
The call for applications to the Royal Irish Academy Royal Society International Cost Share Programme for 2013 is also open.
For more information and to apply please click on the links below:
Mobility Grants Scheme: http://www.ria.ie/About/Our-Work/Grants---Awards/Mobility-Grants.aspx
RIA-RS International Cost Share Programme: http://www.ria.ie/About/Our-Work/Grants---Awards/Royal-Society---Royal-Irish-Academy-Joint-Projects.aspx
The closing date for the receipt of applications is Thursday 18th October 2012

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