What is the Master in Education Studies (Visual Arts)?
The Master in Education Studies (Visual Arts) is an innovative course designed to enable participants to establish, enhance or critially evaluate imaginative and innovative practices in a variety of arts in education contexts with increased connoisseurship, confidence and creativity. Graduates of the course will have the ability to critically appraise and reconceptualise approaches, and to break out of established patterns in order to look at or explore things in different ways. In addition, they will have the expertise to contribute to local, national or international communities of practice within arts and education.
Who is the course for?
This course is for educators and teaching artists who have a particular interest in visuals arts, integrated arts and arts integration practices and to those who are interested in developing imagination, ideation and innovation within diverse arts-in-education practices.
What will I study?
In year one, students on this course will study 4 discrete modules consisting of a common core module and three specialism visual arts education modules. In year two, students focus on an area of interest, related to visual arts within Education Studies, in greater depth. They will develop research skills and prepare a dissertation of 20,000 words on a topic relevant to visual arts education.