Undergraduate Course: Visual Communication 3: Exploration and Innovation (ARTX09055)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
Students will continue to develop a technical and conceptual command of visual communication skills. Through the creation of a substantial body of work, students will consider how to develop a personal theme or project in visual communication using photography, illustration, animation and/or computer based graphic design.
Aims of course
1 To foster a fully developed understanding of the interrelationship between the finished work and the critical thinking and research undertaken as part of its development.
2 To foster development and resolution, to a high level, a personal theme or project in visual communication, using appropriate technical and conceptual strategies.
3 To foster professional and well considered approaches in the presentation of work created in this module.
Mode of delivery
Studio-Based, Demonstration, Email Assistance, Group Crit, Individual Mentoring, Review, Tutorial.
This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to students enrolled on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Show evidence of a high degree of originality and a distinct personal language in finished work and the research which supports it.
- Demonstrate a highly competent command of skills in the handling of a range of appropriate visual communication techniques.
- Show professionalism, good judgement and a highly considered approach to the selection and presentation of a resolved body of work for assessment.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Periodicals: Baseline, Graphis, RAMagazine, Eye, Print, Print Monthly Foto8, Aperture, The Face, ID, Creative Review, European Photography, Portfolio Magazine, Blind Spot, Frieze, Artforum
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Keywords||VISUAL COMMUNICATION, PERSONAL THEME, PHOTOGRAPHY, ILLUSTRATION, ANIMATION, GRAPHIC DESIGN
|Course organiser||Ms Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879