National College of art and Design, Dublin. Closing date for applications – 2 June 2017

Applications are now being sought for the MA Socially Engaged Art + Further Education for autumn 2017 intake.

This two year, Level 9, taught masters degree focuses on the dynamic relationship between socially engaged arts practice and pedagogy, particularly within further education, non-formal educational and community settings. Immersed in a trans-disciplinary space, students will develop their practices as socially engaged practitioners and as educators within the Further Education sector. The programme is recognized by the Teaching Council of Ireland, on successful completion students are qualified to teach with further education settings.

The MA SEA+FE will attract students from a range of disciplines. To date the student group has included a diverse range of visual artists as well as those with backgrounds in education, design, theatre, film, arts management, youth and community work, urban planning and activism.

Applicants should have a Level 8 (BA Hons) degree in art or design or in another discipline with a demonstrable commitment to the arts in social and educational contexts. The course takes place two evenings a week with occasional full-day workshops and two off site practicums.

The course is coordinated by Fiona Whelan (Artist) and Nuala Hunt (Head of Continuing Education, NCAD) with a core staff team including artist Chris Maguire and adult educator Anne Gallagher as well as part time and visiting staff.  

For further information go to

or contact Fiona Whelan – or Nuala Hunt –

NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland

Phone + 353 1 636 4200 / Fax + 353 1 636 4207 – See more at:

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