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

Programme Code: CR_AACER_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:Yes
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:May 2020
Field of Study:Visual Arts

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) An awareness of the critical and contextual domain of contemporary applied art practices, and evidence knowledge of the major developments, current and historical references within applied art.
  (b) Thorough knowledge of health and safety standards
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A capacity to make informed choices concerning qualities of applied art, and develop and expand this capacity to work with materials to inform individual practice.
  (b) Understand the relevance of traditional knowledge and skills and the interplay with new technologies.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Specialised technical, creative and/or conceptual skills and tools appropriate to their chosen field of applied art practice.
  (b) Communicate effectively with peers, practitioners and external audiences.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An ability to generate ideas, concepts, and solutions, in response to self initiated briefs, within a specified framework; select convergent and divergent thinking in the process of observation and making whilst being flexible and adaptable; select appropriate materials and environments & engage in critical debate.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An ability to use visual and aural languages to investigate, analyse, develop and interpret ideas and information. Exercise discernment in the making of appropriate and informed presentation choices & be able to present work within historical and contemporary applied art contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) How resourcefulness and entrepreneurial skills can support individual practice and collaborative/collective practices.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) the ability to take initiative to identify and address individual learning needs and interact effectively in a learning group: Recognise the interaction between intention, process and outcome. Set goals, study independently and meet deadlines. Identify personal needs and strengths and engage with gaps in knowledge.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) A willingness and ability to engage in debate from a personal point of view, while simultaneously acknowledging and taking into account the broader issues.
  (b) Communicate clearly the nature, remit and critical context of their own practice

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
ARTS6001 Art History: Introduction
ARTS6024 Elements of Art Practice
ARTS6020 Introduction to Art Processes

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARTS7021 I.T. for Artists
ARTS6002 Art History:19th-20th Century
ARTS6022 Applied Art Studio
ARTS6021 Art Processes: Introductions

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARTS7035 Applied Art:Skills Exploration
ARTS7036 Visual Research Skills
ARTS7046 Applied Art and Ideas
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7044 Drawing: Exploring Concept
ARTS7012 The Moving Image
ARTS7025 Photography: Draw with Light
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS7039 Fine Print: Hybrid Printmaking
ARTS7042 Mould Making: Elements

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARTS7037 Skills Assimilation
ARTS7047 Applied Art, Makers & Thinkers
ARTS7048 Studio: Work in Context
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7045 Drawing: Exploring Perception
ARTS7004 Fine Art Video
ARTS7014 Photographic Narrative
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS7043 Plaster Moulding & Casting
ARTS7038 Fine Print: Intaglio

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARTS8005 Applied Art: 20th Century
ARTS8021 Concepts into Materials
ARTS8033 Applied Art: Visual Concepts
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8042 Drawing: A Visual Language
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS8044 Mould Making Practices
ARTS8022 Digital Video Production
ARTS8040 Fine Art Print: Critique
ARTS8028 Independent Photo Practice

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARTS8004 Applied Art: Critique
ARTS8017 Review and Development
ARTS8014 Studio: Goals and Development
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8043 Drawing: Communication
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARTS8032 Video & Compositing
ARTS8029 Photo Production & Display
ARTS8045 Casting: Art Processes
ARTS8041 Fine Art Print: Production

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