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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles)

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BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_AACER_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:June 2016
Department:FINE ART & APPLIED ART
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) a detailed knowledge and understanding of studio practice as it relates to Applied Art and Ceramics and demonstrate their ability to clearly articulate the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to applied art with particular reference to their own area of investigation and specialisation.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) detailed theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of subject areas within ceramics and applied art practice, be able to utilise this knowledge to create a resolved body of artwork demonstrating an effective synthesis of practical, theoretical and conceptual knowledge and skills and be able to evaluate and discuss their own artwork within a broader contemporary historical context.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) mastery of the tools, materials and techniques required to produce ceramic and applied art work within their area of practical specialisation, conduct purposeful experiments with a range of processes and materials that are equivalent to or extend the boundaries of existing knowledge or skill; and collaborate with other artists and professional bodies in the organisation and exhibition of artwork in a professional manner.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) appropriate judgement in regard to their own practice and the practice of others based on informed research, analysis and critical judgement, and communicate concepts, methodologies and outcomes both visually and verbally to their peers, fellow practitioners and the viewing audience.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) the implications and applications of creative solutions in a variety of contexts; apply critical thinking with regard to their own art practice and its outcomes and evaluate and discuss art practice within a broader social, economic and aesthetic context.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) self motivated and directed art practice, incorporating acquisition of skills, analysis and critical debate commensurate with independent professional practice; and implement or collaborate with other artist/designers and professional bodies in the creation, organisation and exhibition of work in a professional manner.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) acquired knowledge, skills and competencies independently to their own art practice, manage learning tasks independently, professionally and ethically and be able to take responsibility for his/her continued learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Create ceramic and applied art works that support or challenge personal and social beliefs, values, traditions and practices and be aware of their role as artists in a National and European context and the critical and active contribution they can make to the social and economic development of their environment.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
ARTS6001 IntroArtHistory101
ARTS6006 Drawing 101
ARTS6020 Intro to Art Processes 101
ARTS6008 Formal Visual Elements 101

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS6002 IntroArtHistory102
ARTS6021 Intro to Art Processes 102
ARTS6022 Introduction to Studio
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7003 Applied Art: Contexts 201
ARTS7036 Visual Research Skills
ARTS7035 Applied Art Skills/Exploration
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7044 Drawing: An Exploration 201
ARTS7025 Photography 202
ARTS7042 Mould Making-201
ARTS7039 Fine Art Print 201
ARTS7012 Digital Imaging 201
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7028 Applied Art: Contexts 202
ARTS7037 Applied Art Skill/Assimilation
ARTS6023 Studio: Work in Context
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7045 Drawing: An Exploration 202
ARTS7014 Fine Art Photography 201
ARTS7043 Mould-Making-202
ARTS7004 Digital Imaging 202
ARTS7038 Fine Art Print 202
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8005 Applied Art: 20th Century 301
ARTS8033 Visual Concepts 301
ARTS8021 Concepts into Materials 301
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8044 Mould Making 301
ARTS8042 Drawing: A Visual Language 301
ARTS8040 Fine Art Print 301
ARTS8022 Digital Video Production 301
ARTS8028 Fine Art Photography 301
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8004 Applied Art: Critique 302
ARTS8017 Applied Art Review & Dev 302
ARTS8014 Applied Art Goals & Dev 302
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8045 Mould Making 302
ARTS8043 Drawing: A Visual Language 302
ARTS8041 Fine Art Print 302
ARTS8029 Fine Art Photography 302
ARTS8032 Video & Compositing 302
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8034 Visuals/Concepts/Materials 401
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8001 Academic Studies - Thesis 401
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8007 Academic Thesis Extended 401

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8031 Professional Practice 402
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8016 Applied Art Practice 402
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8015 Applied Art Practice 402A
ARTS8006 Academic Thesis - Extended 402

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