Our MA Creative Arts Education course is designed for those who wish to return to the study of education, with a view to revisit topics covered previously or to address new issues that have emerged as a result of changes in the creative arts education landscape.

To apply for this course you must be working in a teaching or supporting learning content for a minimum of one day a week across each year.

This course is delivered in two parts, between September and April on Saturdays (10:00am – 5:00pm) at our Epsom campus. Indicative attendance requirements are as follows:

Part 1: Critical issues – requires attendance every other week

Part 1: Investigating pedagogy – requires attendance at four all-day sessions and some tutorials throughout the unit

Part 2: Researching pedagogy – requires attendance at all day sessions and tutorials every other week for the first 15 weeks, and then intermittently for tutorials if required

Part 2: Reflective account of practice – requires attendance on three days across the unit.

Study Details:

2yrs Part Time

Module Details:

Our MA in Creative Arts Education is taught in two parts:

Part 1 has two 15-week units in September – January, and January – April.

– Critical Issues in Creative Arts Education
– Investigating Pedagogy in the Creative Arts

Part 2 has one 22-week unit (September – February) and one seven-week unit (March – April).

– Researching Pedagogy in the Creative Arts
– Reflective Account of Professional Pedagogic Practice

Student Destinations

A successful career in teaching or supporting learning in FE and HE contexts requires three key ingredients. These include a subject discipline qualification (preferably at Masters level), significant professional art and design or professional support practice, and a teaching qualification.


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Entry Requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Arts Education from UCA

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching or Higher Education Academic practice, or equivalent from another institution

Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS)

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Five years’ (full-time equivalent) teaching/support for learning practice.

Consideration will be given to applicants who do not have a PGC in Learning & Teaching (or equivalent) or Fellowship of the HEA – if they can make a strong case for admission on the basis of substantial teaching experience.

Your portfolio

No formal portfolio is required for this course. We’ll require you to attend an Applicant Day which will include an interview. This will also give you the opportunity to visit us, meet the course team and see the facilities. If you wish to bring work for discussion at your interview, you’re welcome to do so.

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