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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Media investigations and/or construction processes are continued at a more advanced level. Students will continue their pictorial/construction investigations and research into concerns and influences in contemporary art.

Unit content

- Artist's concerns and influences: analysis - Modes of expression - Materials and equipment - Processes and procedures - Technical skill extension - Journal keeping - 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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an ability to analyse and discuss personal and cultural influences upon artists within contemporary art practice
2 demonstrate an ability to use different modes of expression
3 experiment with a broader range of materials and equipment
4 investigate an extended range of processes and procedures
5 illustrate their command of technical skills in the areas of pictorial design and object construction/assemblage
6 demonstrate an ability to use professional language and terminology and to undertake critical analysis
7 recognise a broader range of health and safety considerations.

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

  1. demonstrate an ability to analyse and discuss personal and cultural influences upon artists within contemporary art practice
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate an ability to use different modes of expression
    • GA2:
  3. experiment with a broader range of materials and equipment
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. investigate an extended range of processes and procedures
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. illustrate their command of technical skills in the areas of pictorial design and object construction/assemblage
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate an ability to use professional language and terminology and to undertake critical analysis
    • GA1:
  7. recognise a broader range of health and safety considerations.
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.