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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Builds on the curriculum of Photography and Digital Imaging, using advanced creative techniques and ideas for camera work, lighting and personal expression. Students are encouraged to use these in a context of their own choosing to complete a finished suite of artworks.

Unit content

  • On and off camera flash techniques
  • Large format printing 
  • Review of contemporary photo-based production methods
  • Photography and text
  • Photographic theory
  • Review of contemporary photographic genres and styles
  • Prepare photographic works for exhibition
  • Occupational health and safety issues

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 produce publications and imagery appropriate to visual art and design Creativity
2 effectively integrate work developed on appropriate software applications into one artwork Knowledge of a discipline
3 demonstrate an extended capacity to integrate typographic and pictorial imagery Knowledge of a discipline
4 critically appraise their own publication material and the work of others Intellectual rigour
5 show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artworks. Creativity

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. produce publications and imagery appropriate to visual art and design
    • GA2: Creativity
  2. effectively integrate work developed on appropriate software applications into one artwork
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. demonstrate an extended capacity to integrate typographic and pictorial imagery
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. critically appraise their own publication material and the work of others
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  5. show evidence of the development of ideas and skills towards final artworks.
    • GA2: Creativity