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Social Practice and the Creative Environment

Limerick Institute of Technology

12 months
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8250 EUR/year
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About

The Social Practice and the Creative Environment programme from Limerick Institute of Technology is a vibrant, experimental level 9 programme, which focuses on Social Practice and the Creative Environment. The programme maintains a reputation as a world-class provider of postgraduate education in the field of social art practice/socially engaged art practice. 

Overview

Key Features 

This taught MA programme is based on the study of the theory and practice of socially engaged creative practice and the production of work based on these principles.  Social Art Practice has been described as art activism, critical art, socially engaged art, social practice art, activism, political art, participatory, dialogical or collaborative art. MA SPACE invites candidates from Art, Design and other related fields who are interested in creating art that addresses topics such as; Space and Place, Food Politics, Gender Politics, Ecology, Climate Change, environmental politics, Science and Art, Civil Rights, Globalization and Economics, Health, Trans-Global Movement, Labour and Land Politics and more.

The Social Practice and the Creative Environment programme from Limerick Institute of Technology offers a strong theoretical and critical grounding in the area of social practice. It equips postgraduates with appropriate research skills, educates in the roles participants will play within communities/situations/spaces, and ultimately, offers a deep level of authentic experience and situated learning through the delivery and documentation of a self-chosen social practice project.

MA SPACE is delivered by both LSAD staff and a varied range of visiting lecturer specialists through a mix of active learning, field research and engagement in the wider world. The core teaching staff are high profile practicing artist’s in the field of Social Art Practice. MA SPACE also has a panel of visiting artists and practitioners, both national and international, who lecture on the programme providing diverse exemplars of social art and design practice.

MA Social Practice and the Creative Environment at LSAD is now Irelands first online master’s programme in Socially Engaged Art practice.Building on over ten years of excellence, MA SPACE has been shortlisted twice for the prestigious HEA Graduate Ireland Postgraduate Programme of the Year Awards in 2019 and 2020.The programme is delivered over one year with contributions from the best international practitioners in the field.  The online delivery is further supported with a number of West of Ireland based gatherings, where we will get to know each other and will build a new learning community in the field of social art practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transactions, Roles and Research
  • Practice - Analyse, Contextualise, Assimilate
  • Social Practice: Major Project
  • Documentation: Critical Reflection and Evaluation of Major Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates entering the course must have: A minimum 2.2 honours degree in their chosen Art, Design, Humanities, and/or related fields of study e.g. Architecture, New Media, the Performing Arts and Multi-Media  
  • Equivalent qualifications including the pre-NFQ NCEA National Diploma. Applicants with equivalent qualifications on the European and International frameworks will also be considered. International students must evidence a proficiency in English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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