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Master of Art in Teaching Visual Arts for Primary and Early Years Education

Programme Code: CR_ATAPE_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:September 2018

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A wide range of theoretical and practical insights into the visual arts and their role in child development and an ability to formulate a research proposal derived from their teaching practice
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) an ability to carry out a research project that investigates a research topic related to the role of the visual arts in the overall education of the child.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Appropriate levels of artistic skills and knowledge in art teaching to enable them to become art strategists in their schools.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Informed judgement in their application of educational and artistic theories and practices in the context of curriculum planning and delivery.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The capacity to research and test through educational planning and practice a range of key theoretical knowledge bases that cover new and diverse aspects of learning through art and design.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to research, plan and implement teaching programmes for Primary and Early Years education that incorporate new and innovative practices.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to compile and apply objective criteria for self-evaluation and future professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to rationally argue how education through the visual arts impacts on society at large in terms of human, economic and cultural capital.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
EDUC9002 Art&Design for Primary and EYE
EDUC9007 Individuality in Art Education
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8035 Arts Facilitation Skills
EDUC9001 Aesthetics and Art Criticism
EDUC9004 Ed Management&Leadership
EDUC9006 New Technologies in Art Ed.

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
EDUC9009 Teaching Art in Primary & EYE
EDUC9008 Research Methods ArtEd
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8036 Arts Facilitation Practice
PSYC9002 Art Therapy in Education
EDUC9005 Examining Art Practices
EDUC9003 Inclusion & Diversity in Ed.

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
EDUC9010 Research Dissertation

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