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Teacher Education - Design, Graphics and Construction (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
Duration
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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About

Teacher Education - Design, Graphics and Construction (Hons) is a four-year (Level 8) honours degree from the Atlantic Technological University designed to provide a pathway for students to teach both Art and Design and Communication Graphics in Irish secondary schools.

Overview

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. 

Students of the Teacher Education - Design, Graphics and Construction (Hons) degree from the Atlantic Technological University 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.

Career Opportunities

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.

Graduates will also have a suite of skills that are highly sought-after including design, 3D modelling and visual and graphic communication.

Accreditation

This programme has been accredited by the Teaching Council in Ireland

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Learning and Innovation Skills Letterfrack
  • Design Elements
  • Creative Disciplines - Art & Design
  • Technical Graphics
  • School Placement
  • Visual Culture and Critical Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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