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Undergraduate Course: Arts and Architecture in Europe I: from Ancient Greece to the Middle Ages (LLLA07068)

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 Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

Acquire a good grasp of the skills and knowledge used in history of art with this stimulating introductory course. We will examine a variety of works in painting, sculpture, and architecture from the classical period of Ancient Greece to High Gothic period in Western Europe, crucial to understanding the history of European arts and architecture.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 78 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Open Studies 10 credit courses have one assessment. Normally, the assessment is a 2000 word essay, worth 100% of the total mark, submitted by week 12. To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 40%. There are a small number of exceptions to this model which are identified in the Studying for Credit Guide.
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Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and outside reading, students should be able to:
┐Discuss complex issues that are particular to each period;
┐State and justify what period and what geographical area a work of art could belong to;
┐Understand stylistic differences within Western art from Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages;
┐Outline the evolution of Western art from Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages.
Reading List
Gombrich, E. H., 2000. The Story of Art, 4th ed., London: Phaidon.
Honour, H. and Fleming, J., 2001. A World History of Art, 5th ed., London: Laurence King.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
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Contacts
Course organiserDr Sally Crumplin
Tel:
Email: Sally.Crumplin@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Sabine Murdoch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1855
Email: Sabine.Murdoch@ed.ac.uk
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