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Applicants need to be working in art education in some capacity. It is preferable that candidates have a first degree in education or an art-related practice, although this can be negotiated according to individual circumstance. Applicants do not need Qualified Teacher Status.
Months of entry
The PGCert Education - Artist Teacher Practice is a Masters programme of continuing professional development for artist teachers.
You will combine Master’s level educational research and academic study with visual arts creation and exhibiting to:
- review and develop your personal creative practice
- support ongoing enquiry into the professional artist teacher identity
- balance tensions between education and making.
Making as research and learning within a community are vital in supporting you to become an independent makers beyond the course. It also fosters diverse opportunities for both current students and alumni.
The Artist Teacher Practice course provides strong partnerships with:
- the Pitt Rivers Museum
- visual practitioners
- artist tutors (visual arts practitioners who are also engaged in educational practice in a range of contexts).
Information for international students
Pathways courses for international and EU students
We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.
Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.
If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0) 1865 484848