40 credits at level HE7
This module is designed to bring the programme of study at Masters level to a
conclusion. This is an opportunity to develop a large-scale project resulting in an
exhibition (online or in a designated space) on a personally researched theme. Each
student will negotiate a learning agreement with their supervisor from which the project
will be assessed.
apply their understanding of complex issues of the evolving nature of the
specialism in a personal project;
develop a learning agreement expanded from previous internal/external
bodies of work in cognate subject areas (e.g., the Pg Diploma level) and which
includes consideration for ethical and professional issues in their related subject
demonstrate an advanced understanding of issues that face practitioners
working in the specialism through the presentation of an extended body of work that
reflects the process, understanding, application of new knowledge and evaluation of
the project, resulting in the production of a major body of work to a professional
exhibition standard, including business planning and time management.
Demonstrate appropriate cognitive and intellectual skills;
Develop final outcome(s), which demonstrate originality leading to new or
negotiate a final project with a supervisor and/or programme leader;
plan a project around personal aims and objectives;
explore specific areas of potential activity;
share the development of the project with staff and peers; and,
interpret practitioner approaches from external speakers.
Teaching and contact time 45 hours, which will be delivered through a combination of
guest lectures, seminars, external visits and presentations with tutorials both face-to-face
and on-line. Students will be allocated a supervisor from this stage of the programme and
this will normally be a subject specific individual who will support each student to
completion of the PG Diploma stage and further MA award stage.
Self-directed study - 355 hours
Total 400 hours notional learning time
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Development of a learning agreement as a basis for development of the MA award stage, that includes a business plan for the project(s).||
1.1 Clearly and coherently articulate the rationale for a proposed project on an agreed aspect of the specialism including a well set-out business plan that covers the costs of the project in detail.
1.2 Present an advanced critical discourse, using both established and speculative concepts, that justifies the decision making process undertaken, and which show a personal autonomy.
1.3 Demonstrate responsibility for your own learning by identifying the requirements to inform and progress your practice (e.g., research intentions and methodology, practical, contact with external agencies, access to resources and considerations of Health and Safety implications
of any work undertaken)
1.4 Demonstrate mechanisms for reflecting upon and re-assessing the nature of your work and if necessary, how its direction will be re-negotiated
|2.||Produce a body of work to a professional exhibition standard which demonstrates a mastery of the subject.||
2.1 Demonstrate a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of professional knowledge and critical understanding of the chosen discipline by producing a body of work to a professional exhibition/published standard.
2.2 Provide substantial evidence in generating ideas independently, developing new insights/knowledge at the forefront of your discipline.
2.3 Provide substantial evidence of in-depth engagement with creative industry networks/ potential commissioners/ publishers, Etc.
2.4 Clearly display critical evaluation and reflection.
2.5 Demonstrate originality/innovation in the application of research to the final outcome(s).
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||An exhibition of industry standard work supported by related media in the form of sketchbooks, journals, or other formats.||Present a learning agreement that outlines in detail the project to be undertaken, personal responsibilities and outcomes to be completed within the development of the work and a detailed business plan.|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Marincola,Ed Paula. 2006 WHAT MAKES A GREAT EXHIBITION? Philadelphia
Center for Arts.
Doherty, Claiire 2004 CONTEMPORARY ART: FROM STUDIO TO SITUATION
Black Dog Publishing
Hiller, Susan 2008 THE PROVISIONAL TEXTURE OF REALITY: SELECTED TEXTS
AND TALKS 1977 2007 JRP | Ringier
Filipovic , Elena . 2005 THE MANIFESTA DECADE: DEBATES ON
CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITIONS AND BIENNIALS IN POST-WALL EUROPE.
The MIT Press / Roomade, Brussels.
Code of Practice, a-n publications www.a-n.co.uk
|Host Subject Group:||Art and Design|
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