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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fine Art

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BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_AFAFA_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:May 2016
Department:FINE ART & APPLIED ART
Field of Study:Visual Arts
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Identify relevant issues of concern; research, analyse and utilise information so as to support a particular viewpoint, and be articulate about key critical, technical and theoretical debates in their chosen sub-discipline within fine art practice.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Possess detailed theoretical and technical knowledge in a range of subject areas within fine 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 and art historical context.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Use a range of specialist and transferable skills appropriate to their chosen sub-field of fine art practice and demonstrate mastery of their chosen medium.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Exercise appropriate judgement in planning, design, technical and/or management functions related to the production of a body of artwork, and be able to use diagnostic and creative skills and apply appropriate methodologies to resolve particular aesthetic or technical problems.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Be able to explain the implications and applications of creative solutions in a variety of contexts, be able to apply critical thinking with regard to their own fine art practice and its outcomes and be able to evaluate and discuss art practice within a broader social, economic and aesthetic context.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Undertake self motivated and directed artistic practice, Implement or co-ordinate individually or as part of a team the planning, design, technical and/or supervisory functions related to the productions of single or collaborative artworks.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Be able to apply acquired knowledge, skills and competencies independently to their own fine art practice; demonstrate the ability to evaluate and direct own learning, and acknowledge learning achieved through successful and unsuccessful outcomes.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Be willing to question existing precepts in extending the parameters of knowledge and to challenge personal abilities and competencies so as to extend their own knowledge, skill and competence.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

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

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS6002 IntroArtHistory102
ARTS6005 Art and Context 102
ARTS6019 Fine Art Studio 102
ARTS6021 Intro to Art Processes 102
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7024 Materials and Processes 201
ARTS7015 Fine Art Studio 201
ARTS7029 Canons & Controversies 201
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
ARTS7016 Fine Art Studio 202
ARTS7030 Art & Revolutions 202
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7045 Drawing: An Exploration 202
ARTS7014 Fine Art Photography 201
ARTS7043 Mould-Making-202
ARTS7038 Fine Art Print 202
ARTS7004 Digital Imaging 202
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8023 Fine Art Studio 301
ARTS8002 Art After Utopia 301
ARTS8030 Professional Practice 301
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8044 Mould Making 301
ARTS8042 Drawing: A Visual Language 301
ARTS8040 Fine Art Print 301
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS8028 Fine Art Photography 301
ARTS8022 Digital Video Production 301

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8024 Fine Art Studio 302
ARTS8003 Art and Critical Voices 302
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8045 Mould Making 302
ARTS8043 Drawing: A Visual Language 302
ARTS8041 Fine Art Print 302
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS8029 Fine Art Photography 302
ARTS8032 Video & Compositing 302
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8025 Fine Art Studio 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
ARTS8026 Fine Art Studio 402
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8006 Academic Thesis - Extended 402
ARTS8027 Fine Art Studio 402A

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