M.A. Art & Design Education

  • On Campus
  • 30 months
  • EUR9250 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR4140 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Cork, Ireland
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.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR9250 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR4140 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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

Course Content

  • 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

English Language Requirements

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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.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Ireland when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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