Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Art, Design and Graphics
A four-year (Level 8) honours degree designed to provide a pathway for students to teach both Art and Design and Communication Graphics in Irish secondary 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 learning opportunity is designed to provide a pathway for students to teach both Art and Design and Communication Graphics in Irish secondary schools.
Students will develop their creative skills and learn and apply new digital technologies to enable them to master these subjects. A strong practical focus and carefully designed projects and assignments ensure that students can engage with course content in a meaningful and comprehensive way.
The theory and practice of teaching are core elements of the programme, and students are afforded an opportunity each year during School Placement to develop their teaching skills in supportive and inclusive school environments. Small group sizes as well as the use of numerous and innovative teaching techniques and learning technologies will make for a varied and stimulating learning experience. Design-led projects focused on design, art techniques, CAD and graphics ensure graduates are competent and confident in their role as a professional teacher.
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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
Graduates of this highly specialised post-primary teacher education programme can apply to the Teaching Council for qualifications to teach Visual Art and Design and Communication Graphics to Leaving Certificate honours Level. They can also teach Art and Graphics within the new Junior Cycle curriculum