Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Art and the City

Module V4048

Module details for 2017/18.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 5

Module Outline

Art and the City is a twelve-week module taught in the Spring term. The module forms part of the second year teaching for the Art History single-honours module and all joint honours modules with Art History. Towards the end of the Spring term, all Art History single and joint-honours students go on a compulsory study trip to a major European centre of art, usually Rome. Art and the City is concerned with the physical and social contexts for the production and consumption of works of visual art and is built round specific geographical case studies.udies.

Module learning outcomes

Demonstrate critical understanding of the history of artistic production in the context of the city site.

Demonstrate critical understanding of the significance of key artistic sites and monuments in the city.

Demonstrate understanding of techniques for first-hand analysis of art works within the context of their physical surroundings.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
LogT2 Week 12 50.00%
EssayT2 Week 12 50.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour222222222222
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour222222222222

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Benedict Burbridge

Assess convenor

Dr Anna McSweeney


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