The Professional Master of Education (Art and Design) is a new two-year, full-time Level 9 postgraduate professional teacher education programme offered jointly by C.I.T., Crawford College of Art & Design (C.I.T. C.C.A.D.) and U.C.C. that leads to a professional qualification as post-primary teacher of Art and Design. It is recognised and accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland for the purpose of registration as a post-primary teacher of Art and Design in Ireland and the EU. The programme integrates three strands of study. Firstly, it involves the student in direct teaching of Art and Design through two, year-long school placements. Secondly, students attend a range of art and design workshops and lectures that broaden their subject knowledge to meet the demands of the post-primary Art and Design curricula along with exploring Art and Design Pedagogy. Thirdly, students attend lectures and tutorials at both C.I.T. the C.C.A.D. and U.C.C., which develop student teachers' requisite professional knowledge, skills, understanding and competences. During the two-year PME (Art and Design) programme, students are introduced to best practice in teaching, learning and educational research with special emphasis on meeting the diverse needs of learners, on the curriculum and on current issues in education. Students are encouraged to integrate educational theory and practice through extensive reflection on their own professional classroom practice. They are supported in their development by experienced teachers in schools and tutored by specialist C.I.T., C.C.A.D. and U.C.C. staff in nurturing their professional identity as teachers.
The PME - Art and Design is a two-year, 120 credit Level 9 programme leading to a professional teaching qualification, in post-primary education upon Registration with the Teaching Council. It is offered jointly by C.I.T., C.C.A.D. and U.C.C. and is organised in partnership with second-level schools, normally located within a 50 km (30 mile) radius of Cork city. As part of their University programme, some students are required to undertake placement and training that involve dealing directly with patients, clients or service users. This programme is subject to the University's Fitness to Practise Policy - full details may be found: Policy
At the end of the programme, you will have acquired the professional knowledge, the diverse subject knowledge, the understanding and skills that you need to teach Art and Design in a secondary-level school. You will have gained practical experience in two contrasting school settings, and will have developed your ability to respond flexibly to the diverse and changing needs of students aged from 12 to 18 years. You will have been challenged, encouraged and invited to question your beliefs and assumptions about the purpose of education, the nature of teaching and learning and the role of the teacher in the 21st century. In Year 1, students undertake 60 credits of learning:
- School-based activity (30 credits) i.e. direct teaching of Art and Design (20 credits) and a research and professional experiences portfolio (10 credits);
- Curriculum-related Art and Design Practice, and Art and Design pedagogy (10 credits);
- Foundation Studies - areas covered are philosophy, history, psychology and sociology of education; inclusive education, and curriculum and assessment (20 credits).
In Year 2, students undertake a further 60 credits of learning:
- School placement-related activity (30 credits) i.e. direct teaching of Art and Design (20 credits) and a collaborative seminar looking at contemporary issues in Irish schools (10 credits);
- Art and Design pedagogy (5 credits);
- Foundation Seminar is (5 credits);
- Professional Research Dissertation (20 credits).
Course Code: CKD25 Full-time
Course Title: Professional Master of Education Art and Design (Jointly offered with C.I.T./C.C.A.D.)
Subject Title: PME (Art and Design)
College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration: 2 years Full-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time
NFQ Level: Level 9
NFQ Award Type: PME Art & Design
Costs: 2016/2017 Overall Course fee is EUR 10,800 : Irish/EU Year 1 is EUR 6000;Irish/EU Year 2 is EUR 4800;
2016 Entry Requirements: Candidates must have a primary degree in a Fine Art or Design discipline(s) that is recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland as qualifying you, to teach Art and Design at post-primary level, upon registration with the Teaching Council. In some cases equivalent qualifications that are recognised by the Teaching Council for the teaching of Art and Design may be considered.
Closing Date: 31 March 2017
Next Intake: September, 2017.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAMME IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE PAC.IE WEBSITE FROM NOVEMBER 2016
Applicants are encouraged to apply early for an early decision. Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. (For some programmes, places are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here.) U.C.C. programme closing dates may also be extended for some programmes and details are updated accordingly on-line. Please ensure you have checked the closing date has not passed before you submit an application on-line through PAC. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.
All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made. Documents are not returned so please keep copies of your submitted documentation. Please note that you will be asked to fill ina Supplementary Information Form as part of the applications' process for thisprogramme. This form is available to view here; PME (Art and Design) (62kB)
APPLICATION SITES AS BELOW:
Applications for the Professional Master of Education - Art and Design are made through the PAC website via the attached link: www.pac.ie/ucc. Course code CKD25.
You will be expected to pay a non-refundable application fee payment of EUR 50. This payment may be made by Credit Card (MasterCard/Visa) or Debit Card (Laser). It is also possible to pay by Bank Draft or by Bank Transfer though payments by these methods are subject to an additional administration charge of EUR 5. Each applicant may only make one application, mentioning up to three programme choices on PAC
Applications for the Professional Master of Education (Art and Design) are made through the PAC website via the attached link: www.pac.ie/uccpresently open for applications. (Open from 1st November 2016 to 31st March 2017 for the 2017/2018 Autumn intake.
Applications for the Professional Master of Education - Secondary School/Post-Primary Teacher Training, to qualify as secondary school teachers, are made through the PAC website via the attached link; http://www.pac.ie/pme Code PECO1 for further details. Presently open for applcations.
The standard application fee is EUR 80 up to and including Sunday 1st December 2016, now passed. The late application fee is EUR 120 payable up to 17th February 2017 on completed applications. No applications will be accepted after this late date. This on-line processing fee is payable to PAC-PME and is non-refundable.
Further Contact Information
Mr. Albert Walsh, Department of Art & Design Education, Cork Institute of Technology,
T: 00353 21 432 6100
Cork Institute of Technology
Tel: 021 - 4335247