AD4745: The Personal Portfolio

AD4745: The Personal Portfolio

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title The Personal Portfolio
Module Code AD4745
Module Tutor Matthew Murray
School School of Arts
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 4
Brief Description

This module aims to establish the development and progression of individual personal photographic projects.

Indicative Syllabus

Students undertake a series of (or single) self initiated projects in negotiation with tutors. The module aims to introduce the concept of the importance of personal work within a professional context. Develop skills in, and knowledge of, creating a visual narrative with a collection of work. Tutorials, demonstrations, exhibitions and critiques are used as a means of progressing project work and developing an understanding of the relationship between personal projects and self promotion.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Recognise the creative and aesthetic potential of photography as communication of a visual narrative.
  2. Appreciate the interaction between photographers and the audience.
  3. Appreciate the objectives building a coherent body of work and to develop the ability to create a series of images.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to conceive ideas, manage the creative process, evaluate information and use it to plan personal professional development.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 36
Independent Learning Hours: 114
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Portfolio: 3000 Words or equivalent.
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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