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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Design

Postgraduate Course: Design Exposition (DESI11079)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryThe culmination of your programme specialism, this course enables you to refine and reflect on your creative process and demonstrate your ability to prepare and present your work in a variety of contexts and formats. You will explore the wider dissemination and promotion of your practice to peers, public and professional audiences.
Course description The content of this course is specific to your programme specialism. Teaching is based in your specialist studios and workshops. The ECA virtual learning environment supports teaching and is used for delivery of projects that make up the content and structure of the course. The focus this semester is on the specific research methods of your programme specialism.

This course aims to:

1 Exercise autonomy, initiative and innovation in organisation, presentation and exposition strategies
2 Develop ability to critically examine, apply and disseminate the evidence of your creative work
3 Professionally document, archive and determine the means of individually promoting creative work to others
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 8, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 568 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Formative and summative assessment will require students submit a portfolio of artifacts, images and text as a single PDF document which will communicate their understanding of the learning acquired through the course. The portfolio elements should evidence both the student┐s material and conceptual learning and map onto the Learning Outcomes.
Feedback Feedback is regularly communicated through the course. This takes a number forms, verbally through group and individual meetings where work and ideas are discussed with both peers and tutor. There is also a specific mid semester formative feedback point when indicative grades are given.
No Exam Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 8, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 568 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Formative and summative assessment will require students submit a portfolio of artifacts, images and text as a single PDF document which will communicate their understanding of the learning acquired through the course. The portfolio elements should evidence both the student┐s material and conceptual learning and map onto the Learning Outcomes.
Feedback Feedback is regularly communicated through the course. This takes a number forms, verbally through group and individual meetings where work and ideas are discussed with both peers and tutor. There is also a specific mid semester formative feedback point when indicative grades are given.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. RESOLVE: Complete work to an appropriate professional standard, demonstrating an integrated relationship between practice, theory and industry
  2. COMMUNICATE: Disseminate work persuasively within an appropriate professional context
  3. REFLECT: Evaluate their work critically, positioning themselves within and beyond their discipline
Learning Resources
All Learning Resources are specific to each Programme and communicated via Talis on LEARN.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Be independent learners who take responsibility for their own learning, and are committed to continuous reflection, self-evaluation and self-improvement
appreciate and use talents constructively
Recognise the benefits of communicating with those beyond their immediate environments
Recognise the importance of reflecting on their learning experiences and be aware of their own learning style
Recognise the benefits of communicating with those beyond their immediate environments
Personal and Intellectual Autonomy
Be able to create and harness opportunities
KeywordsDesign,MA,MFA,studio,Research,exploration,exposition
Contacts
Course organiserDr Jessamy Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)51 5816
Email: Jessamy.Kelly@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Mathieu Donner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5740
Email: Mathieu.Donner@ed.ac.uk
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