Module Catalogues

Essentials of Arts Culture and Technology

Module Title Essentials of Arts Culture and Technology
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this Year 1 module is to prepare students for study on the BA Arts Technology and Entertainment programme. The module teaches students about the basic concepts students need to follow the Entrepreneur degree in Arts, Technology, and Entertainment showing the link between the three different elements. The module provides students with a broad perspective on these concepts and introduces a number of aspects that will be developed as the degree progresses, promoting the transferability of creative skills, thought and collaboration in a creative presentation context.

Learning outcomes

A.Develop an understanding of the nature of the relationship between arts, culture and technology
B.Demonstrate understanding of the key elements of technology and how they are used successfully within a creative project
C.Adopt a creative approach to collaboration and problem solving

Method of teaching and learning

The module will be delivered in a combination of lectures, seminars and labs/practicals. In addition to the time of classes, students will be expected to devote the unsupervised time to private study of course material and to the project based assessment.
The module will follow an academic literacies approach and some seminars may be co-taught by staff from the English Language Centre, who will use activities to further develop the English language skills of students within the context of the module.
Each week there will be a two hour seminar where students will be able to experience and explore the entrepreneurial aspects of the degree programme.