AD6201: Personal Practice 1: Enquiry and Consolidation

AD6201: Personal Practice 1: Enquiry and Consolidation

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

Module Title Personal Practice 1: Enquiry and Consolidation
Module Code AD6201
Module Tutor James Fisher
School School of Arts
CAT Points 30
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

This double module addresses the establishment of a framework for personal practice within the subject area. Students undertake practical and contextual research to define and evaluate core issues central to their individual practice, with particular reference to content and process.

Indicative Syllabus

Students define the practical, experimental and theoretical contexts of their work, and establish a sustainable working procedure, appropriate study agreement and tutorials.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge and understanding of skills, materials and processes explored, and a coherent understanding of which method/s and mean/s best communicate personal subject matter.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to identify and investigate subject matter at a level of enquiry appropriate to Level 6, which includes substantial in-depth analysis and investigation of personal themes and ideas, and an ability to locate the core issues which define studio work.
  3. Plan, conceive and realise work within set timescales, demonstrating an extensive and in-depth understanding of issues of presentation and display in order to communicate particular ideas and aesthetics clearly and coherently.
  4. Consolidate extensive contextual research, enquiry and information gathering to level 6 standard, which at this stage includes a clear ability to articulate the relationship of studio work to research undertaken through both studio work, (including related discourse) and the dissertation module.
  5. Define and sustain independent and self-motivated working practices, developing personal methodologies, initiating group critiques, seminars and discussions in order to ensure personal and collective development of studio work and verbal/presentation skills.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 72
Independent Learning Hours: 228
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Portfolio: Size TBA
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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