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Major Project (Visual Art) (FINA40003)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelHonours
Subject codeFINA40003
Year Long
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

At the time of selection the written outline of the proposed major project is submitted. This provides the framework for developing the lines of inquiry taken by the student. Through the course of independent research students undertake their year-long project under the guidance of their individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year.

Intended learning outcomes

This subject will:

* Enable students to complete an independently devised major project.

* prepare students for research-led graduate study;

* provide students of proven ability to undertake advanced work in their chosen discipline;

* develop the student’s capabilities, as a better informed, skilled and more articulate artist;

* develop a high level of artistic practice and further develop analytical, critical and research skills;

* promote critical reflection on the work produced and the artist’s role in society; produce professional practitioners in the fine arts;

* produce professional practictioners in the fine arts.

Generic skills

On completing this subject, students will have acquired key skills including:

  • the ability to engage in independent and contextually-informed artistic practice;
  • well developed and flexible problem-solving abilities appropriate to the discipline;
  • the capacity to effectively communicate the results of research and scholarship by oral and written means;
  • an ability to formulate viable research questions;
  • a capacity for critical evaluation of relevant scholarly literature and artistic practice;
  • an ability to manage time and to maximise the quality of research and scholarship;
  • an understanding of, and facility with, scholarly conventions in the discipline area
  • an understanding of the relationship with and responsibility to the cultural environment and society; respect for truth and intellectual integrity, and for the ethic of research and scholarship

Last updated: 7 August 2019