UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Art and Design in Education

The course examines the relationship between art practice, theory and pedagogy and enables students to develop a rigorous approach to educational research in art colleges, schools and galleries.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in an art specialism is required. All applicants, who meet the entry criteria, are interviewed with a portfolio of art work.

Course modules

Core modules: alternative models for art education; learning and teaching in art and design. Options: contemporary art and artists in education; material and virtual cultures: transforming the museum and gallery experience; responsive museums: inclusion and outreach in practice.

Assessment methods

Teaching methods include studio practice, lectures, seminars, and gallery-based learning delivered by IOE staff, visiting lecturers and professionals working in universities, galleries and schools. Assessment is based on coursework assignments and the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Variable - 4 years

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