Undergraduate Course: Classical Art 2A: The Development of Greek and Roman Art (CACA08009)
|School||School of History, Classics and Archaeology
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A chronological outline of the main developments in Greek and Roman art from c. 3000BC - AD350. The course covers the stylistic and technical development of free-standing and relief sculpture, vase- and wall-painting and the minor arts, and the main themes used as subject-matter.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 33,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1 essay (25%) + 1 slide test (25%)
+ a 2-hour degree exam (50%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Classical Art 2A: The Development of Greek and Roman Art||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Classical Art 2A||2:00|
| By the end of the course students should be able to:
- demonstrate through visual analysis in the slide test and the picture question in the exam that they can:-
a) recognise, describe and date key works of classical art;
b) analyse 'unseen' works of art and relate them to the key works;
c) recognise a range of subject matter used by Classical artists;
d) describe and recognise the main stylistic and technical developments in classical art.
- demonstrate through the course work essay and essay questions in the exam that they:
a) have acquired a knowledge of the main developments in Classical art
b) can organise information into a coherent argument that answers a specific question
c) can use specific examples of works of art to further an argument.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Classical Art 2A
|Course organiser||Dr Benjamin Russell
|Course secretary||Mrs Summer Wight
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