Applicants must hold a degree (with at least 2.2 Honours standard) or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior learning. The specific requirements for admission are: Applicants should normally hold a good Honours degree in any Design practice, Visual Arts or cognate subject from a University of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council of National Academic Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; interview by portfolio and proposal. Applicants must be able to satisfy the panel at interview that their work is of a standard that will allow them to deal with the intellectual and practical rigours of the programme; applications are welcomed from diverse backgrounds however where there is a discipline shift the applicant must represent a coherent rationale for this shift and evidence prerequisite knowledge, skills and experience. The programme is devised specifically to support continuing lifelong learning for professions in a rapidly changing field. Therefore Accreditation for Prior Learning (APL) will be considered as evidence of exeptional ability appropriate to recruitment to the programme. Applications from professionals with extensive professional, industrial and/or commercial experience but lacking recent or higher level academic qualifications will be encouraged. APL (Advanced Prior Learning) will be considered as evidence of exceptional ability appropriate to the course.
Due to the nature of art and design teaching, formative feedback is given on a regular basis, with summative feedback being provided in written and verbal form after each assessment. You will work independently, and enage in both practical and written research. Access to discipline specific workshops will be available to enable you to develop, experiment and produce work.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MFA||Part-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MFA||Full-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Belfast Campus||Belfast||BT15 1ED||Northern Ireland|
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