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Undergraduate Course: Visual Research 1 (ARTX07048)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.

This course introduces you to key concepts and approaches applied by artists in their work. You will learn what research and knowledge mean to artists and examine and test a wide range of activities that constitute research in current art practice. This course will enable you to begin to explore a variety of critical approaches used in the analysis and production of art.

Aims
1.To introduce and establish key practices and theories of visual research.
2.To develop an awareness of, and the ability to select and use, a range of appropriate research methods.
3.To foster enquiry that leads to the visual, material, verbal and written communication of ideas in an analytical manner.

Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Introduction to Visual & Cultural Studies (ARTX07046) AND Art Practice 1 (ARTX07047) AND Presentation: Methods & Context 1 (ARTX07049)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None