Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Jacobsen

The course will offer students an opportunity to develop a critical engagement with Visual Art through developing an understanding of the context of Fifteenth Centaury Italian Renaissance and its impact on the development of art since then. This course involves writing about artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci and Raphael, just to name a few. Detailed essays and will extend students’ critical thinking skills by engaging with theory and philosophy in relation to artists studied. This course is theory based and does not involve the production of practical work.

Internal assessments 8 credits. External assessment 12 credits.

Scholarship will be offered to Level 3 Art History students wishing to further their understanding of Art Historical practices. Also recommended if wanting to further their learning at tertiary level.

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits in Level 2 Design, Painting, Photography, English, History or Classics.