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Undergraduate Course: Studio Practice Exchange 60 credits (ARTX09034)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityPart-year visiting students only
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryIndicative course content
This module enables students to develop knowledge and skills appropriate to their discipline within a specific cultural and professional context. Students work on a series of projects of differing time-frames and complexity within and outwith the studio. Students are encouraged to collect and analyse research that is creatively informed and critically aware, to enable the development of an integrated iterative process incorporating researching, making, evaluating, presenting and reflection.

Aims of course
1 to develop high level art and research methods, techniques and approaches
2 to explore how artists develop an individual practice and position themselves in the discipline
3 to introduce the cultural and social issues relevant to contemporary art practice in Scotland

Mode of delivery
Project Work, Group Crits, Project Review, Seminar, Presentation, Lecture
Course description Various topics will be introduced during the academic year.

Articulate issues within contemporary art studio practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Students are required to pay for the cost of materials used throughout their time at ECA.
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesThis 60 credit course is only available to incoming Art exchange students for one semester only.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. demonstrate proficiency in the research, initiation and development of projects through structured, transparent methodologies
  2. apply the creative processes of art practice to generate, evaluate and resolve ideas through critical assessment and considered judgement with reference to professional practice
  3. demonstrate an awareness of the cultural and social context of the host institution
Reading List
Indicative Bibliography
Discipline Specific and Personal Bibliographies to be determined by discussion with Studio Tutors.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Manage time, deal with obstacles, attend to visual material, assess and evaluate own and others work.
Study Abroad This course is only available to Incoming Study Abroad students.
Additional Class Delivery Information Mixture of one-to-one one hour group seminars and studio critiques.
KeywordsNot entered
Course organiserMr Colin Cavers
Tel: (0131 6)51 5882
Course secretaryMiss Ellie McCartney
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879
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