Certificate in Eco Arts Practice (Level 9)

Duration: One Academic Year (Part-time. 2-day blocks, once a month) 

Course Fee: €1,450

Places on this programme are offered to suitable applicants on a rolling basis and will close once we reach maximum participant number.

It is in your interest to apply for the programme as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

What is the course about?

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. 

What will you be doing?

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 this 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.  

Career Opportunities

Arts in Social Care • Arts in Education • Arts programming Production Management • Arts programme Developer • 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 •  Arts in Health Practitioner 


Course Enquiries:
Jessica Carson, Department of Arts in Health & Education

From June 20th to August 21st, please contact:

For more information & to apply: