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HA1004: INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Oct 2022 12:11


Course Overview

This course explores art history in the Western world from antiquity to the nineteenth century. We examine the artistic production of distinct historical periods, with reference to their social, religious, political and cultural contexts, and consider art history’s use of specific labels and chronologies, from Classical and Medieval, to Renaissance, Baroque, and Romantic art.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Helen Pierce

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

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • Either Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Letters in Art and Business

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 explores art history in the Western world from antiquity to the nineteenth century. We examine the artistic production of distinct historical periods, with reference to their social, religious, political and cultural contexts, and consider art history’s use of specific labels and chronologies, from Classical and Medieval, to Renaissance, Baroque, and Romantic art. Paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, illuminated manuscripts and architecture are all studied in this wide-ranging introduction to the discipline.


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

  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 9 - 18

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

Summative Assessments

4x Online Visual-Based Assessments

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Essay marking and return; responses in class; online assessments; responses in class discussions.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Essay marking and return; responses in class; online assessments; responses in class discussions.

Word Count 1000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

Formative Assessment

Assessment Type Formative Weighting
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback Word Count 2000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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