Core Module Information
Module title: Light Art & Projection

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES11122
Module leader: Sarah Taylor
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

You will apply principles of light art and projection to architectural and spatial design schemes. This will include the specification of hardware and software for light art installations and interpretation of proposed locations. You will consider human factors along with technical issues (installation, power supply, control schedules). Physical and CAD modelling will be used to prototype and communicate location and layout, and details for installation. Costing and budget constraints are also included.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Conceptualise creative lighting installations.

LO2: Appraise and analyse the application of advanced lighting principles for art and design.

LO3: Plan and document complex creative lighting proposals.

LO4: Analyse advanced technical problems and propose solutions for creative lighting installations.

LO5: Test and prototype creative lighting projects.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kirstie Jamieson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Seminar 36
Online Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 25 1~2~4 Week 7 , WORDS= 50 hours
Portfolio 50 1~2~3~4~5 Exam Period , WORDS= 100 hours
Report 25 1~2~3~4~5 Exam Period , WORDS= 2500 words
Component 1 subtotal: 25
Component 2 subtotal: 75
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Light Art & Projection