Art and Social Science Course

MA Arts Pedagogy and Practice

Course Type: Master Degree | Study Mode: Full-time
Keywords: Postgraduate | Full-time | Art | Pedagogy
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Course Detail

As an MA Arts Pedagogy and Practice candidate, you are concerned with developing your contemporary arts practice and nurturing future generations of emerging artists. Candidates come from a full range of creative and performing arts disciplines as well as visual, design, and curatorial practice. They are practicing artists and active educators who wish to integrate current arts pedagogy into their work.
For individuals who are deeply invested in nurturing and mentoring the next generation of emerging artists, the Programme underscores the importance of developing a critical pedagogical approach. This is in order to enable long-term capacity for exploration and openness to new and varied experiences that will support teaching in the arts in a constantly repositioning society and landscape. Candidates will develop the critical skills, self-awareness, and reflexivity within their own perspective to become highly effective in supporting their students growth as artists working across diverse areas.
Candidates have the opportunity to transform their practice for the benefit of their students, community and industry, themselves, and to contribute to the growing field of research in arts education.
The MA Arts Pedagogy and Practice Programme is a one-and-ahalf year, three-semester programme. It is structured to offer an educational development opportunity while enabling individuals to continue with professional practice and career obligations.
LASALLE offers an interdisciplinary teaching and learning environment where experienced artists from vastly different backgrounds and interests are immersed in pedagogical discussion and research.
The Programme is designed to develop artists, practitioners, educators, and researchers who wish to know more about educational theories, curriculum design, and content delivery, as well as assessment strategies. Students will build upon their skills and knowledge, and develop strategies to support students to break boundaries and create new contemporary work.
Course Duration
1.5 years (Full-time)
Entry Requirements
Applicants for this Programme of study require:
- A good Bachelor s degree in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution (ideally in the area of Arts or Education with Honours preferred)
- Substantial experience as a practising artist/arts professional/researcher (at least four years)
- Experience as an educator (at least two years) 
- A minimum of IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL iBT 100 for applicants from countries where English is not the first language or whose qualifications are obtained from institutions where English is not the medium of instruction
Applicants will provide:
- An up-to-date CV
- A portfolio/documentation representing your arts practice and current arts teaching or educational work
- A 800-word statement outlining your intended research area(s) which could culminate in the MA dissertation
- Two letters of recommendation; one professional, one academic
- Letter of approval to enrol in the programme from the educational organisation where you teach
- Completed disclosure form
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Next Intake: June