• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

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

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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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.
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Funding

 

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