The University of Cambridge

Education (Arts, Creativity and Education)

Cambridge University
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Rank: 1 (TCUG)

Location: Cambridge University

Website: https://www.cam.ac.uk

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Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/10/01

Duration: -


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Description

The main aim of the Arts, Creativity and Education (ACE) course is to provide a broad-based intellectual exploration, from an interdisciplinary perspective, of the key arts educational debates amongst policy makers, practitioners and researchers in the UK and abroad. The route will provide an opportunity for students to engage with a range of discourses within arts and culture and within the processes of teaching and learning. It will include contributions from specialists in a range of disciplines, including performing arts, drama, theatre, music, visual art, design and technology (as well as cross-domain theories and principles). Key concepts such as creativity, design, performance and aesthetics will be considered from philosophical, psychological, cognitive and cultural perspectives.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours Degree. Applicants whose first language is not English should have an overall IELTS score of 7.5.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 7.0


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About this university

International students

Some 11% of students attending Cambridge come from outside the UK and there are more than 60 countries normally represented. The International Student Team are found within the Student Operations of the Academic Division and are available to help international students with all aspects of their time at Cambridge. They are available to assist students with manners such as visas and other legal paperwork, international funding programs as well as helping them adjust when they arrive at the university. The Cambridge University Students Union (CUSU) is the department responsible for the organisation and monitoring of life outside the classroom and all students are automatically members when arriving at Cambridge. One of the centrepieces of student life at Cambridge are the formal dinners that take place in Formal Hall during term while May Balls are held after exam period in May. Student run societies exist across a wide spectrum of interests and there are some 750 registered with the CUSU. The Cambridge Union Society is focused on debating and public speaking and is the oldest free speech society in the world. The comedy club, Footlights, is known for producing famous show business personalities. There are also newspaper and radio projects. Of the many sports on offer at the university, one of the most famous is rowing, with the notable races each year including the Boat Race against Oxford. Other sports range from cricket and rugby to chess. The University of Cambridge Sports Centre opened in 2013 and is the dedicated sports arena for the university.

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