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HA5029: INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY FOR BUSINESS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:02


Course Overview

This introductory course will trace major developments in the history of art in the western world, from cave painting in the Stone Age to the beginnings of photography in the nineteenth century.   Other aspects of European art to be explored through painting, prints, sculpture and architecture will include: Classicism in Greece and Rome, the rise of the Medieval Gothic cathedrals to the rebirth of Classicism in the Renaissance, the grandeur of the Baroque to the ornament of the Rococo, and the revolutionary order of Neo-Classicism to the imagination and emotion of Romanticism.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Helen Pierce

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Anthropology (AT) (Studied) or Master of Letters in Art and Business (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is designed for students with a Business background who wish to study Art and Business for their degree. It provides a basic overview of western art history and its methods.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

55 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: Four online visual-based assessments (10% each); One 1500-word essay (60%).

Resit:  One 1,500 word essay

All coursework must have been submitted

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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