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Education - Artist Teacher Practice
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).
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
The PG Certificate: Artist Teacher Practice consists of two modules (total of 60 credits) taken part time over one year.
The School of Education is a thriving centre for educational research and teacher professional development. Students on master's level programmes therefore join a large research community comprising researchers at all levels of higher education study.
We hold two major research conferences each year - the School of Education Research Conference and the EdD Colloquium. All students are invited to attend our annual Research
Seminar Series (which attracts both internal and external speakers). We also organise a number of conferences, lectures, seminars and debates, some of which have an international reach.
The School’s six research groups exist to encourage engagement in research, publication, conference presentations, seminars and workshops:
- Inclusion and Wellbeing
- Policy, Partnership and Leadership
- STEAM pedagogy and learning
- Humanistic Perspectives on Education
- Early Years
- Applied Linguistics
After you graduate
Students who have completed or are completing the programme have found career progression in the following ways:
- additional management responsibility within the school/department, such as head of department
- progression from arts co-ordinator in primary school to Senior Lecturer in Education (primary art)
- engagement in further arts-based master's programmes
- opportunity to contribute significantly to arts based-awards developed within educational settings, such as Arts Award and Arts Mark
- artist in residence opportunities
- presentation of research projects at the national NSEAD conference
- opportunity to publish research projects in NSEAD publications
- opportunity to present visual arts research at national conferences
- opportunity to exhibit artwork in public spaces.
There is a route towards developing visual art education doctoral work at Oxford Brookes University as a result of the completion of the MA programme.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.