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Visual Arts

BA with Visual Arts (BA Minor pathway)

Programme outline (example for illustrative purposes only)

Year 1

Students will take three full units in their main subject, plus the Visual Arts core course plus one optional course:

Core course (0.5 unit):
ML1301: Visual Arts 1: An Introduction to Visual Media (0.5 unit)

Optional courses (0.5 unit each):

ML1204: A Special Theme in European Culture: The City
FR1105: The Visual Image in French Culture and Society
SN1102: Text and Image in the Hispanic World
SN1105: Culture and Identity in Latin America
SN1106: Re-mapping the Amexicano Border in Visual Culture
ML1230 Italian Art: Giotto to Arte Povera

Year 2

Students will take three full units in their main subject, plus the Visual Arts core course plus one optional course:

Core course (0.5 unit each):

ML2302: Visual Arts 2: Genre and Movements (0.5 unit)

Optional courses (0.5 unit each):

FR2107: The Illustrated Text in France

IT2400: Art and Culture in Renaissance Florence

IT2500: Renaissance Transgressions

GM2124: Representations of Childhood and Youth in Modern German Culture

SN2113 Twentieth-Century Mexican Visual Arts and Film [NB: a post A-level standard of Spanish is required since some films lack subtitles]

ML2403: Gender and Clothing in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Year 3

Students of Modern Languages undertake a compulsory Period of Residence Abroad (PRA) during the third year, which is standard across all single, joint and major language degrees at Royal Holloway. Students are assessed on the PRA through an oral examination and work placement or study abroad unit. These assessments constitute a 13th and 14th unit in calculating the degree classification.

Final year

Students will take 3 full units in their main subject, and two further Visual Arts optional courses from a selection which typically includes:

Optional courses (0.5 unit each):

ML3211: Visual Arts optional Dissertation (5,000 words)

ML3202: From Aestheticism to the Avant-Garde

ML3302: From Aestheticism to the Avant-Garde Dissertation (5,000 words) NB To be taken in conjunction with ML3202

FR3113: Text and Image in France: Cubism to the Present

FR3120: Wanton Women: Artists and Writers of the French Avant-Garde

IT3980: Italian Fashion and Design

FR3124: Blindness and Vision in French Culture

 

 

 

   
 
 
 

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