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FS30IG: THE NARRATIVE WITHIN THE FRAME (A) (2017-2018)

Last modified: 05 Jun 2017 13:24


Course Overview

This practice-based course will investigate different forms of narrative construction in paintings, photographs and films by different artists from a range of historical periods.  Narrative form and content will be considered from aesthetic, historical and theoretical perspectives.  Working in groups, students will explore approaches to still and moving image making that will culminate in creating a video installation project.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Alan Marcus

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 3
  • Film And Visual Culture (FS)

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?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

This practice-based course will investigate different forms of narrative construction in paintings, photographs and films by different artists from a range of historical periods.  Narrative form and content will be considered from aesthetic, historical and theoretical perspectives.  Working in groups, students will explore approaches to still and moving image making that will culminate in creating a video installation project.

Further Information & Notes

This course is available in 2017/18 and in alternate sessions thereafter.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

33 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 

  • video project (30%),
  • 1,000-word reflective report (20%),
  • 2,500-word essay (40%),
  • SAM (10%)
Resit: 5,000 word essay (100%).

Formative Assessment

The reflective report corresponds to the video installation project.

Feedback

Through verbal and written comments on presentations, reports, essays and video project.

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