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FS5527: PROJECTS IN FILM AND VISUAL CULTURE (2022-2023)

Last modified: 26 Oct 2022 15:30


Course Overview

Projects in Film and Visual Culture gives students the opportunity to design a project or event in response to a Call for Proposals. In this way, the course simulates the management and development of project or event proposal through to a funding pitch (in the form of an assessed presentation) and will require students to address a variety of elements necessary to any successful arts project. The course is taught through weekly seminars and workshops. Students will engage with a variety of projects in film and visual culture in the form of case studies, including work produced by leading Scottish arts organisations. These content weeks are supplemented by sessions devoted to theory and workshops that will address the key aspects involved in designing a project or event in a film and visual culture context.  

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Alan Macpherson

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will involve students in a project related to film and visual
culture, wherein methods in film and visual culture will be applied to practical
experience. Students will take a leadership role in the project, being
responsible for its completion from start to finish. Students will work with a
local arts and cultural organization and develop a portfolio of material,
depending on the project. A particular focus will be placed on public engagement
with research, in other words, presenting the project to the public through blog
posts, social media, film, or other for a. Workshops will prepare the students
for the portfolio and assessed work, involve close analysis and discussion of
specific examples.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 26 - 35, 39

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Project and Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Written Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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