The School of Education provides an online portfolio of Career-long Professional Learning (CPL) programmes for the education workforce, to meet both current and emerging needs associated with the profession and to reflect the increasing importance attached nationally to professional learning, update and practice.
This professionally accredited course is designed for art teachers and others working with art and design within the 3–18 sector in Scotland and across the world.
About the programme
Run in partnership with Glasgow Museums and the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD), the programme – which is delivered either online or by blended learning – will provide you with the chance for a sustained and serious re-evaluation of your existing art practice within a critical and supportive environment. It will also equip you with the leadership skills to progress the subject of art within the context of curriculum and social change, including Curriculum for Excellence.
The Certificate phase comprises three core modules: Visual Arts Practice I; Critical Contexts I; and Critical Pedagogy I.
The Diploma phase comprises three core modules: Visual Arts Practice II; Critical Contexts II; and Critical Pedagogy II.
The Masters phase comprises a dissertation/ exhibition in consultation with the programme leader.
Our Careers Adviser says
An enhanced skills base will broaden your employment opportunities and avenues for future promotion in the UK and internationally. Displaying a diverse and evolving range of creative abilities is an attractive addition to your CV and your personal development.
The programme is professionally accredited by NSEAD, the principal subject association for art and design education in the UK.
You’ll have access to a wide range of technology to facilitate your learning. Our libraries are stocked with a vast range of specialist resources to help you in your studies, and you’ll also have access to our extensive electronic library collection (including e-books and academic journals) and the virtual learning environment, Moodle.
Artist Teacher (MEd)
page on the University of the West of Scotland website for more details!
Applicants must satisfy the specific admission requirements for Masters programmes offered by University of the West of Scotland and should normally hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline.Exceptions may be made in the case of applicants who can demonstrate significant relevant experience together with recent academic study. English Language Requirements: Overseas students must meet UWS English Language Requirements.
Scottish/EU Students: £3,400, Rest of UK Students: £3,400, International Students £11,000
Recipient: University of the West of Scotland
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