Undergraduate Course: Visual Culture Research Project (40 credit) (ARTX10040)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.
This course offers a more prolonged and ambitious investigation into an individual topic. Your choice of topic must be feasible and approved by your tutor, and will focus on an area of research within the broad field of contemporary art and visual culture. You will identify a research question and methodology pertaining to your topic and provide through your submission a well-constructed argument that deals with your question. You are expected to show sustained skills in research and analysis.
1.Develop the skills necessary to identify a creative and individual research project and appropriate methodologies for an extended research project.
2.Extend your research, contextualisation and reflective skills to enable the successful completion of an sustained research project.
3.Nurture visual and written communication skills that enable you to critically articulate your analytical and creative processes in the form of a Project Book.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 3,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 7,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 2,
Online Activities 2,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- You will be assessed against three Learning Outcomes and all are equally weighted:
Investigation: Research and reason a critical understanding of key practices and methods that inform a substantial project and employ a specialist range of research sources.
- Reflection: Creatively and rigorously apply your methods to analyse and synthesise the results of your research in a sophisticated way.
- Application: Demonstrate a professional ability to manage, structure, resolve and communicate your own innovative research project.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Self Directed Study, Negotiation, Research methods, Critical evaluation.
|Keywords||Investigation,Research,Visual Culture,Self directed study,critical evaluation.
|Course organiser||Dr Deborah Jackson
|Course secretary||Miss Catriona Morley
Tel: (0131 6)51 5763