Core Module Information
Module title: Creative Narratives

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

Module code: DES11150
Module leader: Lei Cox
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography


Description of module content:

Through a series of workshops and site visits you will explore modes of visual storytelling and creative narrative. You will engage in the analysis and critique of contemporary visual narratives to develop your own image production methodology. You will produce a set of images as a base for critical reflection upon personal practice.

You will undergo an introduction to the technical resources with the professionally targeted project briefs enabling a diagnostic period relating to practical skills. You will develop individual perspectives in expanding future and personal expertise.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a critical awareness of current photographic practices.
LO2: Apply knowledge, skills and understanding in contemporary photographic practices in executing a series of briefs.
LO3: Exhibit a comprehensive technical capability across various photographic production.
LO4: Critically reflect upon the suitability of the approach taken and the appropriateness of the outcome.
LO5: Exercise autonomy, initiative and reflection in the production and management of briefs.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Lei Cox
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 18
Face To Face External visits 9
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 9
Independent Learning 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 100 1-5 14/15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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