Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Art and Design & Communication Graphics
This four-year (Level 8) honours degree is accredited by the Teaching Council and will enable graduates to teach both Art and Design and Communication Graphics in Irish post-primary schools.
If you have a dream of becoming a post-primary teacher, have a flair for creativity and enjoy design and technical challenges, then this is a course tailor-made for you. This unique initial teacher education programme is designed to ensure that students attain the skills, knowledge and practice to become excellent teachers of both Art and Design and Communication Graphics.
During the programme, students will develop their creativity and learn and apply emerging digital technologies to enable them to master these subjects. Projects focused on design, art techniques, CAD and graphics ensures that students can gradually gain the confidence, skills and competence to independently teach these subject to the highest level and standards.
Educational theory and professional practice of teaching are core elements of the programme, and students undertake School Placement each year to develop their teaching skills, in supportive and inclusive school environments.
Small group sizes led by subject and educational experts will make for a varied and stimulating learning experience and ensure graduates are competent and confident in their role as a professional teacher.
Galway City, Wellpark Road
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Why Study this course?
Students on this programme undertake School Placement within each year of the programme in a range of educational settings.
Students on this programme develop a unique blend of teaching, creative, design and digital skills in a very supportive and structured learning environment.
Teaching Council Approved
This course is approved by the Teaching Council. Graduates of this post-primary initial teacher education programme can register with the Teaching Council to teach Senior Cycle subjects of Art and Design & Communication Graphics and Junior Cycle subjects of Visual Art and Graphics.