Eco Arts Practice

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  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    15th September 2022

Course Duration:

Part-time. Five 3-day blocks with additional online engagement with resources and reading materials.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants normally require:

  • 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.
  • In certain circumstances mature applicants with professional experience will be considered for eligibility through recognition of prior and experiential learning rpl
  • When you are completing the application form (see Apply Tab above) please upload CV and a motivational statement detailing why you want to do the course.



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All part-time programmes at MTU will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.


Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2022-2023 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.


Students will be notified of their fees by email to their MTU email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on fees, please visit fees/students

Course Fee: €1,450

The Eco Arts Practice course is a Level 9 certificate 10 credit programme. Through experiential learning, this course provides an opportunity to explore Eco Arts Practice theory and application within a group setting.


The aim of the course is to provide participants with approaches to Eco Art Practice that could be applied in a range of different contexts, making it attractive to teachers, therapists, youth and community workers or artists looking to broaden the scope of their practice.

Explore nature and the environment within an art context, from ethical use of materials, to eco literacy through to the natural environment as a classroom, a therapeutic space, and a material that can be worked with.


Why do the course?
  • Explore current and historical debates on the ethical, psychological and sociological underpinnings of Eco Arts Practice. 
  • Develop novel techniques to explore the interconnection between humans and the natural world
  • Develop and apply advanced practical tools for engaging through the arts with groups in specific fields of practice.   



Certificate in Eco Arts Practice, level 9, 10 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications


MTU CCAD has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.


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  • ​Places on this programme are offered to suitable applicants on a rolling basis and will close once we reach maximum participant number. Any applications coming in in July and August will be assessed early September in the order of receipt. It is in your interest to apply for the programme as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
  • Online application is open on 17th January for course commencing October 2022.
  • ​Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €500 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee. 
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you, and you wish to accept it.
  • Please upload a CV and a 'Reasons for Applying' statement to the additional information section on the Online Application Form'.


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