Art & Design Education - Post Primary Teaching

National College of Art & Design


Course Name Art & Design Education - Post Primary Teaching
Course Provider National College of Art & Design
Course Code 2194 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Thomas Street
Qualification Letters PME
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application
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Duration 2 years.
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Entry Requirements Eligibility
The programme is open to graduates with an honours degree award of 2.2 or higher, or an equivalent academic or professional qualification in a related discipline.

English language: Students who have not been educated through English must show proof of achieving IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in the writing section on the academic version) or an equivalent score in another accepted test.

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Professor Dervil Jordan and Fiona King
Professor Dervil Jordan is Head of the School of Education in NCAD and a Lecturer in Art and Design Education. She studied Fine Art Painting in NCAD before training as a teacher (PTA). She has...

Course Content

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The Professional Master of Education (PME) is a two year masters programme that leads to a professional qualification to teach Art and Design at second level. The award is professionally accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland....

Number of Credits 120 ECTS credits / Taught masters
Careers or Further Progression After Your Master’s Degree
Graduates of the programme take up positions as second level art teachers in Ireland and across the world, as third level art educators, as school principals and deputy-principals, as museum curators, youth workers, arts officers, artists in residence in primary and secondary schools, independent art education consultants and as researchers in art education.
Further Enquiries Programme Contact
Fiona King: