Undergraduate Course: Arts and Architecture in Europe II - the Renaissance to the Reformation (LLLA07067)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS 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 in Northern and Southern central Europe from the Renaissance to the Reformation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Lifelong Learning - Session 2
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|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.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will 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 in Western art from the 14th to the early 17th centuries
- Outline the evolution of Western art from the end of the Middle Ages to the early Baroque period.
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.
Panofsky, E., 1972. Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art, London: Harper.
Van Mander, Karel 1994. The Lives of the Illustrious Netherlandish and German Painters, Davaco
Vasari, Giorgio 1993. The Lives of the Artists, London: Folio Society
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sally Crumplin
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832