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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Photography with New Media

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BA (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_HPHNM_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Department:MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) a specialised and practical knowledge of the scope and range of contemporary, emerging and historical theories and practices in photography and new media.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) an ability to critically evaluate current and emerging professional photography and new media practices and a knowledge of the associated moral and ethical issues.
  (b) an ability to identify and reflect on their own strengths, interests and achievements when working in photography and new media.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) the flexible and transferable, creative and technical, skills required to work as a competent and confident professional still and moving image-maker.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) an ability to respond creatively and innovatively to assignment briefs through visual research, experimentation and the creative application of practical skills and techniques.
  (b) a capacity to critically evaluate and reflect on their own and others' work and practices.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) an ability to situate their own and other photographic and new media work and professional practices within cultural, historical, technological, industrial, political and social contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) effective management skills and an efficient workflow through the stages of pre-production, production and post-production of still and moving images.
  (b) an ability to self-motivate, to work alone or to collaborate with others in a production team.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) an ability to manage their own professional development by consistently researching emerging photographic and new media technologies and changing professional practices within the sector.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) apply reflective self-awareness, self-motivation along with critical and practical skills in response to the creative challenges they encounter within their practice.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7012 The Moving Image
ARTS6017 Photography & Image Capture
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
ARTS6025 Visual Literacy
ARTS6026 Exploring Light

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS6027 Photography Histories
ARTS6028 Working with Images
ARTS6029 Investigating Place
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED6013 Time Based Media Design
MMED6006 Film Language
MMED6001 Animation Principles
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7055 Photographic Contexts
ARTS7051 Making Moving Images
ARTS7052 Controlling Light
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED6021 Cinematography
MMED6020 Applied Animation
ARTS7044 Drawing: Exploring Concept
MMED7014 Web - Design & Implementations
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS7053 The Business of Photography
ARTS7014 Photographic Narrative
ARTS7054 Photography & Media Practice
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED6018 Storytelling
ARTS7045 Drawing: Exploring Perception
ARTS7038 Fine Print: Intaglio
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
HOSP7007 Food, Photography & Styling
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8053 Photo Placement Preparation
ARTS8054 Staging for the Camera
ARTS8055 Portraying People
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED7005 Ethics & Aesthetics
MMED7006 Experimental Video
DESI7017 Design - Digital Moving Image
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8056 Professional Placement
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8057 Independent Practice Proposal
ARTS8058 Research Paper (photography)
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MMED8008 Independent Video Production
DESI8001 Creative Technology - Media
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARTS8059 Major Project (photography)

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