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AH1001   The Art of the Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu (lectures)

This 20 credit module provides a survey of painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy and northern Europe from c. 1280 to c.1580. It traces a chronological development through the work of major personalities from Giotto at the beginning of the fourteenth century, to Durer, Michelangelo and Titian in the sixteenth century. Attention will also be paid to the issues relating to the wider artistic situation of the Late Gothic and Renaissance periods, including those of patronage, iconography, technique and types of commission.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 lectures and 1 tutorial (x 10 weeks), tutor's optional office hour (x 10 weeks), field trip to Edinburgh - 8 hours

Scheduled learning hours: 48

Guided independent study hours: 152

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 50%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught