Core Module Information
Module title: Photo: Constructed

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD08108
Module leader: Ron O'Donnell
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:

On this module you will be introduced to the concept of the construction of meaning in the photograph through the control of lighting, staging, mis-en-scene and camera viewpoint. You will work within the studio environment to produce group and individual staged photographic projects informed by a critical consideration of 'constructed' images as they occur in, for example, portraiture, promotional, editorial, fashion, advertising and gallery contexts.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Demonstrate, and work with, knowledge and understanding of the main theories, concepts and principles of constructed photography;
LO2: Demonstrate, and work with, knowledge and understanding of a more sophisticated integration of theory and practice;
LO3: Use more advanced research skills to extract and synthesise appropriate information from a wide range of sources;
LO4: Undertake critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas, concepts, information and issues which are within the common understandings of photography;
LO5: Communicate effectively using a range of presentation techniques;
LO6: Exercise autonomy and initiative in some activities at a professional level.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, 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: Ron O'Donnell
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 24
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
Project - Written 30 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6 6 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Project - Written 70 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

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