Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module provides students with the opportunity to propose and produce a coherent body of photographic work. It will provide the basis for identifying current experience and the scope for developing practice through research supported methodogies.
Students should challenge existing knowledge and experience, developing their initial ideas, technical skills, critical reflection and their understanding of methodologies for successfully communicating meaning through photography. The finished work will be contextualised through evidenced research into relevant historic and contemporary sources.
Students will make an initial presentation of previous practice to their peers and tutors.
Students will summarise previous practice and state their intended area of research
Tutorial support will be provided to help students clarify their area of research, their objectives and the devising of an appropriate strategy for achieving their proposed aims and outcomes.
A written proposal (500-1000 words) will be discussed and developed with module tutors and peers beore submission for approval.
There will be a series of in-progress critiques with peers, talks by practitioners.
The module will conclude with a final presentation and reflective evaluation to committee of tutors (as above).
A student passing this module should be able to:
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