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AH3901   Walter Richard Sickert and European Art c. 1880 - 1940

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on the Evening Degree Programme

Planned timetable: Mon, 6.30 - 9.30 pm

The module will examine European Art c.1880 - c.1940 paying particular attention to the artistic development of the British painter Walter Richard Sickert and his relationship to European painting and illustration. It will also broadly explore the various artistic movements and new developments (i.e. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and the Avant-Garde) during this period, particularly in relation to Sickert and British art but also within European art as a whole. The module will also explore relevant themes and subjects developed by these movements and will explore a broad range of critical and theoretical texts, written both by Sickert and by a number of key figures during this period.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass AH2901 and pass AH1901

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 3-hour session: lecture and tutorial (x 14 weeks), optional office hour (x 14 weeks), 9-hour fieldtrip.

Scheduled learning hours: 65

Guided independent study hours: 235

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework (2 Visual Tests = 25%, 1 x 3,500-word essay = 50%, 1,500-word Visual Analysis Paper = 25%) = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 25%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 75%

Re-assessment: 1 x Written Assignment to be agreed by the Board of Examiners


Module coordinator: Dr W W Rough
Module teaching staff: Dr W Rough