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MA Maker Teacher


Course Description

This course provides a free standing professional qualification for practising teachers of art, craft and design. You are encouraged to re-engage with your own practice as makers and consider how your creative journey might positively enrich and invigorate approaches to teaching and learning through art, craft and design.

Assignment related course input will involve strands such as engagement with the creativity agenda in art, craft and design and with relevant contemporary issues and initiatives, alongside museum and gallery-based research.

This course offers a great degree of flexibility as the only core module is dissertation. The remainder of the award is made up of four optional units chosen from the list below.

The MA Maker Teacher course seeks to:

Provide teachers with opportunities to re-engage with their own personal making practice in the belief that this will inform and enrich their teaching. Gaining a Postgraduate award offers you enhanced career opportunities. It demonstrates intellectual and academic achievement, and shows employers that you have the ability and self discipline to achieve a high academic award. It also emphasises that you have engaged in research into your own professional practice.

Special Features

. Aims to extend professional practice as both teacher and maker.
. Freestanding course that builds incrementally and progressively against the programme learning outcomes.

Visit the MA Maker Teacher page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

The programme is open to practising teachers of art, craft and design in permanent employment, with a degree in some aspect of art and design (2.2 classification minimum) and at least one year's teaching experience. There is no accreditation of prior learning.

Course Fees

UK and EU students part-time £700 per 30 credit unit. · A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits.


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