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Art, Craft and Design Education

Why study at Roehampton

  • The opportunity to engage in both practical, creative work and in-depth academic research and writing.
  • A supportive learning environment with students from a wide range of educational backgrounds.

This programme provides opportunities to investigate and analyse the role of art, craft and design in education. Students bring to the course a wide range of experiences of teaching and learning in different educational contexts, from Foundation Stage settings through to primary schools, secondary schools and museums and galleries. By critically reflecting on their practice, students arrive at a broader knowledge and deeper understanding of their field.

Key areas of study

  • Practice-based work in art, craft and design
  • Comparative perspectives on art, craft and design education
  • Critical and contextual studies in art, craft and design education
  • Museum and gallery education
  • Dissertation

Special features

The programme brings together students from a wide range of educational backgrounds who share an interest in art, craft and design education

It offers opportunities to engage in both practical, creative work and in-depth academic research and writing

It provides high quality professional development and enhances the career prospects for all students

Example modules

  • Concepts and Issues in Art and Design Education
  • Practice-based Research in Art, Craft and Design Education
  • Learning through paintings in the museum; a module taught as a week-long summer school based at the National Gallery and led by the gallery's team of educators.

Career options

The programme provides a high level of practical and academic insight for those seeking further study/research or employment in careers such as: specialist art teaching in primary schools, secondary schools and early years settings; initial teacher education in art, craft and design; museum and gallery education; academic research at doctoral level

Level

Postgraduate

MA/PGDip/PGCert

Number of credits

MA: 180; PGDip: 120; PGCert: 60

Specific entry requirements »

Postgraduate entry requirements »

Department

Education »

Duration

1 year (full-time); 3–8 semesters (part-time).

Programme start

September

Tuition fees

Band 3 »
Scholarship Information »

Programme outline

View the full details »

Related courses

MA/PGDip/PGCert Applied Music Studies (Education) »

MA/PGDip/PGCert Art, Craft & Design Education »

MA Early Childhood Studies »

MA/PGDip/PGCert Education »

MA/PGDip/PGCert English Education »

MA/PGDip/PGCert Social Research Methods »

Special and Inclusive Education »

Further information

Robert Watts
r.watts@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3871

Contact our Enquiries team
enquiries@roehampton.ac.uk »
+44 (0)20 8392 3232

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