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Undergraduate Course: MA Fine Art Studio 5 (HIAR10102)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 5 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThis course will ask you to produce a body of work that demonstrates your ability to consolidate a professional awareness of your practice and how it relates to current Fine Art practice.
Course description This course asks you to use the knowledge you gain through research to produce a critically informed and cohesive body of work for presentation.


1.To propose and produce a self-directed body of work that shows a high level of ambition and self-determination.

2.To present a selected body of work that demonstrates critical analysis, personal vision and awareness of its context within current Fine Art practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements ONLY AVAILABLE TO FINE ART STUDENTS
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Other Study Hours 30, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 362 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Assessment is formative at the end of Semester 1 and summative at the end of Semester 2.

There are three pieces of summative assessment each assessed against a single learning outcome. Each of the learning outcomes are equally weighted:

Exhibit a professionally presented body of work as a Degree Show. Present your resolved work in your allocated Degree Show space and be prepared to leave the studio in time for the designated deadline. This body of work will be assessed against the MA Fine Art Studio 5 (HIAR10102) Learning Outcome 1.

A document, (Powerpoint or PDF file), used in a presentation to peers and staff during the academic year. It should contextualise your work within current fine art practice. You will get two opportunities to present the document before it is summatively assessed. On each of these occasions you will get written and verbal feedback. On each of these occasions you will receive verbal feedback from staff and peers. This piece of work will be assessed against MA Fine Art Studio 5 (HIAR10102) Learning Outcome 2.

A documented body of work made since the last summative assessment. This should include no more than 20 images. You may include video and/or sound not exceeding 10 minutes. These should be clearly labelled with title, date, medium, dimensions (height x width x depth). This work will be assessed against MA Fine Art Studio 5 (HIAR10102) Learning Outcome 3.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Present evidence showing a focussed range of solutions to the presentation and installation of work.
  2. Demonstrate a high level of critical awareness and analysis in relation to personal and current Fine Art practice.
  3. Demonstrate a high level of self determination within the organisation, planning of study, and dissemination of studio practice.
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Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Course organiserMr Kevin Dagg
Tel: (0131 6)51 5886
Course secretaryDr Eadaoin Lynch
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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