Undergraduate Course: Arts and Architecture in Europe I: from Ancient Greece to the Middle Ages (LLLA07068)
|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 CENTRE FOR OPEN LEARNING (COL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH COL 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.
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 1
|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)
||Centre for Open Learning 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 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.
|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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sally Crumplin
|Course secretary||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832