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Creative Practices in Education MA

Creative Practices in Education MA

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Full time | Riverside Campus | 1 year | 11-OCT-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

11-OCT-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Creative Practices in Education is an advanced degree course for graduates and a wide range of professionals who want to develop or enhance their skills and knowledge as a creative worker within a professional context.

Course overview

This course is innovative through the direct link made in practice and theory between the arts, education and the professions. The course is aimed at professionals working in education, libraries, museums, galleries, the arts, health, culture, justice, business, heritage and sports coaching. It is distinctively multidisciplinary in allowing you to draw on expertise in music, dance, PE, drama and art. The MA will help you to make links between your creative practice and theory across the arts, education and the professions.

Why study this course with us?

Having a direct link between practice and theory between the arts, education and the professions is an innovative element of the course. Staffing is combined across academic faculties, providing you with the opportunity to enhance your subject knowledge. The interdisciplinary elements of the course will allow you to draw on expertise in participatory drama and performance, fine art, dance, music, sport and PE and organisational learning within a professional context.

We also host a module at the Tate Liverpool and Storyhouse in Chester. You will also gain PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Modules

Students will research and engage with arts-based methodology and methods in both theory and practice: Arts-Based Research; Arts-Based Evaluation; Arts-Based Assessment; Study of the politics of researching and learning through arts-based methods in the learning context; Study of the ethics of researching and learning through arts-based methods in the learning context; Critically evaluating ideas about arts-based methods in research, assessment and evaluation; Application: exploring arts-based methods in research, assessment and evaluation in relation to a range of workplaces and professional contexts.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£6,075

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£12,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 honours degree within a creative or cogent subject or a degree and experience of working in a creative or educational setting. However, students who do not have a degree but have experience in the area will be interviewed and assessed on their ability.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more