Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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This unit was formerly coded TAD1101
This unit is an introduction to visual cultures from the perspectives of art, design and architecture. Key themes within contemporary visual culture are discussed in terms of aesthetic, technological, historical and ideological contexts. Students develop critical skills in analysing the diverse artefacts and practices of art, design and architecture and communicating their significance in verbal and written forms.
On successful completion of this unit, students will have the ability to:
Written Assignment 1,000 words (30%)
In semester assignment (visual test) (30%)
Research essay 2,000 words (40%)
12 hours per week including; 3 contact hours and 9 hours independent study or equivalent
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