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HA2806: IN THE FLESH: ART ON LOCATION (2017-2018)

Last modified: 02 May 2017 10:19


Course Overview

This course is organised around a series of tutor-led class visits to sites of special art historical significance. The class will visit key locations in and around Aberdeen, and there is also a trip to Edinburgh. A range of important works of art and architecture will be studied in situ, and this study will be supported by staff lectures on related topics. The material on the course will be organised in relation to broad themes that will introduce students to major issues in the discipline of art history.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Helen Pierce

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

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?

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 course is organised around a series of tutor-led class visits to sites of special art historical significance. The class will visit key locations in and around Aberdeen, and there is also a day-long class visit to Edinburgh. A range of important works of art and architecture will be studied in situ, and this study will be supported by staff lectures/seminars on related topics. The material on the course will be organised in relation to broad themes that will enable students to develop and refine their understanding of major issues in the discipline of art history.

Associated Costs

School-Subsidised Tutor-Led Fieldwork Visit

Full Day Group Visit
Edinburgh - a Saturday visit at the end of Week 6 of the 2nd session - return coach travel cost £10.00 in AY2016-17.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • History of Art Joint
  • History of Art Major
  • MA History of Art

Contact Teaching Time

11 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 1 one-hour visual-based written examination (50%), continuous assessment (40%), fieldtrip attendance and participation (10%). Continuous assessment consists of 1 essay of 1500 words. Resit: 1 two-hour visual-based written examination (100%); all outstanding course work must have been submitted.

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment will be provided through verbal engagement with the team of tutors and with peers, and through written feedback provided by essay marking.

Feedback

Feedback will be provided in verbal and written contexts.

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