Mon 18 September – 27 November 2023, 6.30pm – 9pm
This online credit-rated course aims to provide you with a critical understanding of the role of the arts in the context of a prison. You will explore theory and practice in Scotland, the UK and internationally and have the opportunity to explore how you might develop your own arts practice in this field.
Places on this course are limited and are by application.
The module aims to:
* Introduce you to related research and practical tools around the Arts in Prisons.
* Engage you in the wider dialogue around socially engaged arts practice and Criminal Justice.
* Enable you to explore your own practice and how it might work within a criminal justice context.
During the course students will:
* Demonstrate understanding of key research in the arts and criminal justice.
* Apply knowledge and understanding of arts and criminal justice practices to develop a proposed arts project to be delivered in a prison.
* Reflect on their own development as an artist and the broader impact of the arts in criminal justice settings.
You will be assessed through a 20 minute presentation with 10 minutes for questions at the end.
For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (Marlisa Ross) or visit https://www.rcs.ac.uk/short-courses/arts-in-prisons-online-course/