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Objects in Focus (Curating) - HOA00011C

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  • Department: History of Art
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module summary

In this intensive Summer Term module, you will study a discrete art historical topic in a sustained and cumulative way, through a combination of lectures, seminars and field trips.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2022-23

Module aims

In this intensive Summer Term module, you will study a discrete art historical topic in a sustained and cumulative way, through a combination of lectures, seminars and field trips. Under the expert guidance of an academic specialist, you will build upon the skills and techniques you developed in the Autumn and Spring Terms to develop a multi-faceted, rich understanding of a single topic, explored from various perspectives. Where most of the modules in Stage 1 develop broad art-historical knowledge and skills that enable you to progress to further study, Objects in Focus directly introduces you to the more in-depth nature of the modules at Stages two and three, which increasingly focus on specific topics so as to deepen your levels of knowledge and understanding.

Module learning outcomes

At the end of the course students should have acquired:

  • A detailed knowledge of a clearly defined art historical subject
  • A knowledge of its literature
  • Experience of the diverse and multifaceted nature of art historical enquiry

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Open Exam (2 day paper over 3 days)
Objects in Focus (Curating)
8 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Open Exam (2 day paper over 3 days)
Objects in Focus (Curating)
8 hours 100

Module feedback

You will receive feedback on assessed work within the timeframes set out by the University - please check the Guide to Assessment, Standards, Marking and Feedback for more information.

The purpose of feedback is to help you to improve your future work. If you do not understand your feedback or want to talk about your ideas further, you are warmly encouraged to meet your Supervisor during their Office Hours.

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