Approaches to Art History
SCQF level 9
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 9
This 30-credit module provides an introduction to the most significant critical approaches employed in art history. It is designed to encourage students to consider new ways in which they might think about art, society and culture. Themes range from aesthetics, semiotics, psychoanalysis, feminism and phenomenology, to connoisseurship and iconography.
Weekly contact: 1 x 1.5-hour lecture and 1 x 1.5-hour seminar (x 10 weeks)
Scheduled learning hours: 30
Guided independent study hours: 270
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 70%, Take-home Examination to be completd in 48-hour period = 30%.
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 30%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 1 x Written Assignment to be agreed by the Board of Examiners