Perfect your specialist area with this course. You will be researching your chosen field of expertise and practice across painting, sculpture, printmaking, digital image and media, installation, photography, fashion and illustration. You’ll explore and experiment within your chosen field, learning to research, write and reflect upon the underpinning theories, art history, marketing and collaboration.
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Exploratory Research Practices – The Exploratory Research
Practices Module invites students to critically engage with their own creative
practice and to situate their work within the creative and cultural industries.
In this module students will consider the relationship between their creative
practice, critical debate and other contemporary practitioners to demonstrate
the breadth of practical investigations.
Industry Project – Students will have the opportunity to
develop a rigorous understanding of current issues or problems within a given
industry context by working on a live brief with a company/employer. They will
have the opportunity to experience the complexities of working as part of a
creative team whilst also engaging with the focus and priorities of industry
professionals, companies or employers.
Contemporary Cultural Studies – Contemporary Cultural
Studies is a forward-thinking module that provides graduates with the
opportunity to position themselves, and their practice, within contemporary
culture. Students will be encouraged to make creative connections between
contemporary culture, its historical foundations, conflicts, and contingencies,
allowing students to develop projects vertically and laterally across and
between traditional subject boundaries.
Collaborative Practice – Collaborative practice within
creative arts is wide and diverse in its approaches and there is a broad range
of creative and professional opportunities within the creative fields. This
module allows students to strengthen their collaborative skills in reaching an
agreed creative outcome. The Collaborative Practice Module invites students to
critically engage with their own creative practice and to navigate their work
within other areas of the creative industries.
Major Project – Whether working in a cultural or commercial
context, as a creative practitioner you will create large scale projects that
need to engage an audience. The Major Project module provides the opportunity
for students to create an ambitious extended practical project for public
display that reflects the students’ individual creative practice, critical
concerns, and professional identity.
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