ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY – CONTEMPORARY THEORY AND PRACTICE
Level 11: “Art and Archaeology: Contemporary Theory and Practice” (UV411013)
The University of the Highlands and Islands is pleased to announce the introduction a new innovative interdisciplinary masters module that can be studied either as a stand alone module or for Continuing Professional Development in the museums and galleries, community archaeology and the Creative Industries.
Designed and led by the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and the Department of Art and Design at Orkney College UHI, this exciting course is a distance learning course and incorporates a three day residential workshop held in the beautiful surroundings of Orkney, Scotland. It is a 20 credit SCQF Level 11 module which will appeal to those who have studied archaeology, art history, fine art or related subjects at undergraduate level.
- Lectures & Seminars: Fridays 9.00 – 11.00 starting Feb 10th 2017
Outline of content:
- Introduction to Art and Archaeology
- Virtual Fieldtrip
- Seeing, Engaging and Recording in Archaeology
- Taking Art and Archaeology into the Landscape
- Contemporary Art and Archaeology
- Artefacts & Objects
- Drawing Workshop *
- Photography Workshop *
- Landscape and Creative Mapping Workshop *
- Looking at Prehistoric Art
- Group Presentations/ Seminars and Essay
- Assessment and feedback
- 3 day residential workshop in Orkney – March 20, 31st & April 1st 2017
*Residential workshop: Travel & Accommodation costs not included
Entry requirements: BA degree or equivalent
Costs for CPD/ stand Alone
- £520 for credited (ie assessed)
- £650 for non-credited study (non assessed)
Also note: Easter Break – April 3rd – 14th 2017
You can download the application form here: oc-application-form-for-2016-17-entry
Send to: Admissions,Orkney College UHI, East Road, KIRKWALL,Orkney KW15 1LX or e-mail a completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please contact email@example.com or telephone +44 (0)1856 569225
Note that students are required to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses for the three day residential workshop. For students who are not already enrolled on a programme the costs are: £650 for non credited study (non assessed) and £520 for credited (assessed).
The course is also an optional module for students studying the Fine Arts MA, the Archaeological Studies MLitt, the Archaeological Practice MSc in addition to other related Music and the Environment, History, Cultural or Nordic Studies at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Module code: UV411013