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Arts Education and Community Engagement

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
Duration
16531 CAD/year
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About

Arts Education and Community Engagement is a two-semester Graduate Certificate program at Centennial College designed to ladder students into careers in arts education and community arts.

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Overview

Students in the Arts Education and Community Engagement program at Centennial College will learn how to design arts educational programming that is pedagogically sound and that meets the needs of diverse communities.  Students will apply best practices of community arts work and will be trained to facilitate arts-based social justice initiatives. Students will also learn about a variety of careers in arts education and community development through research, mentorship, and field placements.  Graduates of this program will be equipped to manage a professional career in arts and learning, and to incorporate community-engaged arts work into their existing creative practice. 

By modelling innovative pedagogy, this program teaches students to innovate for themselves. By partnering with leading arts organizations, this program facilitates connections and opportunities within the sector. By emphasizing global citizenship, social justice, and cultural competency, this program helps students locate these concerns at the heart of their creative and educational practice.

Career Outlook

  • Cultural Programmer
  • Education Officer
  • Community Engagement Officer
  • Outreach Officer
  • Arts School Coordinator
  • Youth Arts Worker
  • Interpreter/Animator
  • Artistic Educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of the Arts in Communities 
  • Learning and Development 
  • Facilitation and Communication 
  • Program Development Practicum 
  • Ethics and Social Justice 
  • Careers in Arts Education 
  • Self-Directed Learning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a college diploma or university degree in a related field, or:
  • Substantial history of artistic practice (at least 5 years), involving some work in arts education and/or community development.

Additional Requirements

Attend a mandatory Program Admission Session that will be helpful in understanding how the program can best meet your needs, and where you will be required to:

  • Complete an on-site questionnaire to assess knowledge of the field and personal goals/outcomes for the program.
  • Submit a portfolio that accurately reflects your artistic practice.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16531 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16531 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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