Applications open from 1st April 2024

Module Code: PS3124

Micro-credential Overview

Scientific Arts: Studying how the brain perceives the world through creative practice.
Scientific Arts is an interdisciplinary micro-credential in which students will learn: (1) how the brain perceives the world through the senses and builds predictive models of our environments, and (2) how this shapes our actions and interactions with objects and other agents. Students will express and illustrate their learning through creative practices, including artistic and technological media. Students will participate in lectures, seminars, and arts and creative technology workshops.

Start Date

Academic Year 2024/25, Semester TBC

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this Micro-credential is Blended (in person and online). Assessment will be carried out on a continuous basis.

NFQ Level and ECTs

Level 8

5 ECTs

Application Process

From the 1st April, 2024 you can apply for any University of Galway Micro-credential through our Online Application Portal

When completing your application please make sure to apply under CPB17 (Arts and Social Science Undergrad) in the drop-down menu after selecting Standalone Module- Continuing Professional Development.

For this micro-credential, please copy and paste or type this into the text box under Module Name: PS3124

For more details, watch our tutorial on the Micro-credentials application process here

Course Fees


Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age. 

Contact Information

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