Year 1 modules
- Approaches to Film Production and Consumption
Taught by experts in art history, film studies, and film programming, this module enables you to understand how you can make use of your studies beyond university.
A basic grounding in the history of Western art from classical antiquity to the present day, incorporating a look at the meaning of period terms such as 'Romanesque’, ‘Gothic’ and ‘Renaissance’.
An introduction to the purposes, aims and problems of studying the history of art through an overview of European art and architecture from the Rococo to contemporary art.
An introduction to the skills involved in textual analysis of a feature film,covering both Hollywood and European cinema.
How the ability of a camera to give an impression of reality, and the cultural understanding of the importance (or otherwise) of this, has changed over time and within different cultural contexts
How different scholars can take different approaches -methodological, philosophical or political - to the study of the history of art.
An overview of the particular requirements for different types of writing about art including magazine articles, catalogue entries, book chapters and reviews.