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 2

Mode of Study and Assessment

The mode of study for this module 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 select the following categories:

Academic level: Micro-credentials and CPD
College/Interest type: Micro-credentials/CPD Undergrad Level 7 and 8
Academic programme: Arts & Social Science Micro-credentials - CPB17

You will need to manually enter the Module Name and Code under ‘Module Name’ on the second page of your application. Please copy the name and code below:

Scientific Arts - PS3124

You can find more details on our application process here.

Course Fees


Subsided fee: €250

*Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidised places. For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria on the Micro-credentials webpage.

Entry Requirements 

Applicants must be over 21 years of age. 

Contact Information

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