Not offered in 2020
Introduces students to the Arts and Humanities by using a range of approaches from the Humanities and Creative Arts to think about popular culture. Through a series of encounters with advertising and music video students develop skills in creativity, cultural analysis and critical reflection.
Topic 1: Introducing the Arts, Humanities and popular culture
- The Arts, the Humanities and the world around us
- Popular culture
Topic 2: Culture and Society
- Communication and Cultural Studies
- Politics and Society
Topic 3: Creative arts
- Creative Writing
- Media Studies
- Art and Design
- Contemporary Music
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Demonstrate knowledge of a number of approaches the Arts and Humanities use to understand the world and our relationship with it|
|2||Demonstrate skills in cultural analysis|
|3||Demonstrate an understanding of the role of creativity in the Arts and Humanities|
|4||Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect on one’s place within contemporary culture|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of a number of approaches the Arts and Humanities use to understand the world and our relationship with it
- Demonstrate skills in cultural analysis
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of creativity in the Arts and Humanities
- Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect on one’s place within contemporary culture
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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