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Uversity is a world first in personalised learning for the creative arts. Founded by the entire education sector in Ireland, Uversity allows students to design their own programmes by assembling modules from different universities, institutes and colleges. Ireland has had a disproportionate impact on world culture through Ireland’s many fine writers, musicians, actors and artists making it a natural destination to study in the creative arts.

Master of Arts in Creative Process

The flagship programme is a Master of Arts in Creative Process. The aim of this programme is to deepen awareness as an agent of creativity and to examine creative process through application and practice in the student’s chosen field of creative endeavour.
The programme consists of three major elements.

Core Offering: Each student is assigned a personal mentor who supports the student in designing their programme. All students come together for a shared learning experience in the Creative Process modules. These are taught at different locations around Ireland with input from the Irish artistic community.

Elective Modules: Students choose modules from the host institutions for Autumn and Spring Semester. Modules are offered in Art and Design, Cinema and Broadcast Arts, Creative Cultural Industries, Creative Technologies, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama and Theatre Studies, Literature, Arts and Culture and Music. A list of modules from the 2014/2015 offering is available on the website.

Creative Project: Students spend the Summer Semester in a host institution working on a major research or practice-based project to demonstrate his or her learning and development as a creative practitioner.

Programme Facts

Award: Master of Arts in Creative Process issued by the National University of Ireland
Duration: 12 months
Credits: 90 credits (European Credit Transfer System)
Tuition Fee: €20,000

Scholarships

Uversity is offering 2 full tuition scholarships worth €20,000 each and 3 partial scholarships worth €6000 each to Brazilian students. For terms and conditions see www.uversity.org/scholarship.

Entry Requirements
To be considered for entry to the programme, students must have a minimum of a second class honours bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, or an equivalent professional qualification.

Students should complete an online application form including relevant personal information as well as:
evidence of qualifications
a personal statement outlining the reasons why he/she is suitable for the programme, making reference to personal attributes, future ambitions, prior formal learning and prior experience
two references, one of which must be supplied by a past teacher or tutor

Discipline Specific Entry Criteria
Some modules have specific entry requirements which are outlined in each module description.

To be considered for these modules, students are required to provide a sample of your creative work in the relevant subject area(s) (Art and Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama and Theatre Studies and Music).

English Language Requirement

If English is not the first language, students must present an English language qualification. Accepted English language qualifications are:
Irish Leaving Certificate: a grade D3 or better in Ordinary level English
GCSE: a grade C or better in English Language
US High School: a grade C in English taken in final year
TOEFL: Paper based 570 (with a TWE score of 4.5), Computer-based 233 (with a score of 4.5 in essay), Internet based 90 (with a written score of 21)*
Cambridge Proficiency: Grade C
Cambridge Advanced: Grade A
IELTS: (Academic version) 6.5 (no individual band below 6)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59)
Other English language qualifications may be acceptable and should be submitted for consideration.
*Please note that we are currently not accepting TOEFL English language tests taken after 17 April, 2014 for the purposes of student visa applications.

About Uversity
Uversity is a Recognised College of the National University of Ireland and a Registered Charity in the Republic of Ireland. Its head office is located at IFSC House, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.
It is owned by 24 universities, institutes of technology and independent colleges.
Uversity admitted its first students in September 2014 including one Brazilian student from Sao Paolo.


Founding Partners

Dublin City University
NUI Galway
Maynooth University
Queen’s University Belfast
The Open University
Trinity College Dublin
University College Cork
University College Dublin
University of Limerick
University of Ulster
Cork Institute of Technology
Dublin Institute of Technology
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Institute of Technology Sligo
Institute of Technology Tralee
Waterford Institute of Technology
Ballyfermot College of Further Education
Burren College of Art
The Gaiety School of Acting
LA College of Creative Arts
National College of Art and Design
Pulse College
Royal Irish Academy of Music

http://www.uversity.org

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