Undergraduate Course: Individual Practice and Shared Meaning: case studies in contemporary art and design (ARTX09062)
|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
This module will allow students to make sophisticated choices in terms of the focus for their own directed study which will complement the material covered in the lectures, seminars, workshops or gallery visits associated with the module. Using the taught material as a framework, students will be able to pursue individually selected and approved topics for study, thus enabling a relatively high degree of autonomy, appropriate at this level.
Aims of course
1 To enable students to develop advanced skills in critical analysis and expression at this level
2 To enable students to draw on a body of knowledge acquired through a variety of ways (lectures, seminars, gallery and exhibition visits, personal research via libraries, archives, interviews, and the internet) and to offer new conclusions about contemporary art and design practice
3 To enable students to demonstrate clearly an awareness of the imperatives of a cultural framework beyond the western
Mode of delivery
Gallery based study day consisting of lecture, discussion, visit and supporting materials.
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:
- Demonstrate confidence in making personally determined choices of an area of study with direct relevance to the student's own interests
- Show an ability to construct sophisticated and fluent discussions, drawing on a broad range of previously acquired knowledge
- Demonstrate an ability to discuss art within an appropriately informed broad context
|Indicative Bibliography |
Core bibliography available on eportal. Subject specific bibliography attached to project brief for this module. James Elkins Visual Literacy (2007)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is only available to students on BA Combined Studies (School of Art).
|Keywords||INDIVIDUALLY SELECTED AND APPROVED TOPICS, AUTONOMY
|Course organiser||Ms Joan Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 5917
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879