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Arts and Engagement

Munster Technological University

24 months
6000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Arts and Engagement course at Munster Technological University will run part-time, one day a week over two years. Electives are timetabled in 2-day blocks once a month. Successful applicants who have completed the Certificate in Principles of Art Therapy can chose to be exempted from the year one elective.


This Arts and Engagement course at Munster Technological University builds on a number of existing Special Purpose Awards all centred on learning through expressive meaning-making: Arts-based facilitation training, creativity and change-making and art therapy. These programmes educate through and activate different modes of communication, promote learning through experiential and reflective practice, and engage with other perspectives and diverse intelligences. 


  • Arts in Health programmes
  • Outreach Education programmes
  • Artist Engaged in Community Issues
  • Professional Artist
  • Gallery/Museum Education
  • Youth work
  • Community Education
  • Second Chance Learning
  • Community Development Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Therapy Theory
  • Research Methods in the Arts
  • Material Metaphor Engagement
  • Art Therapy Experiential
  • Arts & Wellbeing Theory
  • Thematic Creative Engagement

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree, or equivalent, in Visual Art/Theatre/Music or a relevant area, with a minimum of an Honours 2.2 (or equivalent) are eligible to apply for the programme. Where graduate qualifications are not in the Visual Arts, for example, Community Development, Social Work or Teaching, evidence of a developing body of current and recent art work is essential   
  • In certain circumstances mature applicants with professional experience will be considered for eligibility through recognition of prior and experiential learning. 

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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