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MA Creative Arts in Education

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Arts & Crafts / Communication / Performing Arts Teaching / Training Arts & Crafts: Leisure/Combined Art

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

  • Learn how to encourage creativity via the arts and understand the variety of roles for the arts in education, how they can benefit other areas of the curriculum and how they can promote inclusion
  • Gain a thorough grounding in education research, theory and practice
  • Experience creative arts in action through visits to arts education settings such as schools and galleries and interactions with cultural organisations that collaborate with us
  • Specialise in visual art, music, dance or drama, or take an interdisciplinary approach
  • Network and learn new skills through workshops with performing arts companies, and craft-focused workshops

Careers

The flexibility of this programme means it is ideal for students from a range of subject, professional and career backgrounds including teachers, lecturers, administrators, education advisors, or other related professions.

Students considering an academic career and progression to PhD are advised to undertake the MSc Educational Research.

Graduate destinations

The University has an excellent reputation with graduate recruiters and our students compete very successfully in the employment market. Our graduates have gone on to a range of careers in the UK and overseas with examples given below.

Modules

This is the final module in all of the GSE MA programmes (Special Educational Needs; Educational Leadership and Management; Creativity and the Arts; Technology, Creativity and Thinking; International Education; Education, Language and Literacy). This 60 credit module will introduce you to educational research and support you in designing and carrying out a small scale research project on an educational topic of your choice. This is often referred to as the dissertation module because the main output is a dissertation reporting on this research project.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,500

Entry requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area such as social sciences, humanities or education. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more

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