Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Study Tour

LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course


DEPARTMENT Art and Art History

DESCRIPTION The study tour is intended to establish that personal contact between the student and the work of art or architecture which is essential in a History of Art and a Fine Arts course. It is organized with specific areas of study in mind. Honours candidates are strongly encouraged to register for at least one study tour during the duration of the course.

Study-unit Aims:

The aim of this study-unit is to establish that intimacy with the work of art that is essential to an aspiring art historian. Students will be able to communicate with the work of art directly, and discuss it within a group.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Knowledge & Understanding:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Come into intimate contact with important works of art and architecture;
- Examine and discuss intelligently the works of art and architecture that are in the focus of the study tour.

2. Skills:

By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to:

- Come to that intimate meaningful term with works of art that are essential to a full artistic appreciation;
- Be in a better position to properly contextualise specific works of art and architecture;
- Be able to better analyse works of art through speech and writing.

ADDITIONAL NOTES This study-unit is offered to History of Art and History of Art with Fine Arts students only.

Attendance: Attendance for the study-unit is not obligatory.


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment Yes 100%

LECTURER/S Mark Sagona
Keith Paul Sciberras

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It should be noted that all the information in the description above applies to study-units available during the academic year 2020/1. It may be subject to change in subsequent years.