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ARTD3042 Final Major Project: Fine Art

Module Overview

BA (Hons) Fine Art students will present their Final Major Project in an exhibition format that reflects current trends in contemporary art practice. They will work throughout the semester to realize and resolve their work into a coherent body of work to a professional standard.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

- enable you to realise your creative ambitions - fully utilise self-directed working methods toward the realisation of resolved work - pursue and consolidate your specialist practice - enable you to demonstrate a high level of responsibility for your learning in terms of making and production, communication and presentation - prepare you for professional practice or postgraduate study

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • the complexities of your creative work
  • ways in which ideas and issues can be communicated through your chosen media
  • priate critiapproquing of contemporaries in your subject area
  • issues concerning the selection of work for your final project
  • the principles and practices necessary to work at a professional level in your discipline
Subject Specific Intellectual and Research Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • be self-critical with regard to your work
  • conceptualise intended outcomes
  • independently recognise and plan resolutions to practical and theoretical problems
  • appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of creativity
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • select, plan, organise and realise your major project to a professional standard
  • bring together new and previously acquired skills in the realisation of your work
  • solve problems
  • manage your own learning and work independently with confidence
Subject Specific Practical Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • use a range of technical workshops and academic skills with confidence and in a way appropriate to the realisation of your ideas at this level within your programme of study
  • be sophisticated in the selection and use of your media
  • choose appropriate methods and responses, using complex skills consistently
  • select and communicate ambitious ideas through visual means

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Teaching methods include - seminars - tutorials - group critiques Learning activities include - seminars - group critiques - tutorials - peer group learning Relationship between the teaching, learning and assessment methods and the planned learning outcomes In this module learning and teaching activities focus on helping you to bring your ideas and practice to synthesis and conclusion. You will address preparation and management of your project toward its exposure to an audience, for example, curators, employers and clients. Alongside this module you will keep a detailed Reflective Journal which will enable you to understand the parameters of your specialist practice and focus your thinking. It will assist you in applying insights drawn from enquiry into your practice in the development of work for this module. The Reflective Journal will be assessed separately. Feedback on your progress and development will be given in group critiques, tutorials or informal feedback in a studio setting. The formal assessment will be based on the presentation of an exhibition of practical work.

TypeHours
Project supervision27
External visits48
Tutorial2
Wider reading or practice120
Seminar48
Supervised time in studio/workshop53
Completion of assessment task90
Lecture32
Preparation for scheduled sessions30
Total study time450

Resources & Reading list

Blackboard.

Assessment

Formative

Tutorial

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Portfolio 100%

Repeat

MethodPercentage contribution
Portfolio 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Portfolio 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

Costs

Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Textbooks

Recommended texts for this module may be available in limited supply in the University Library and students may wish to purchase the core/recommended text as appropriate

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

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