Core Module Information
Module title: The Image and The Archive

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD09145
Module leader: Emile Shemilt
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:

Through a series of lectures, site visits and seminars you will examine the production, reception and socio-cultural use of the archive, reflecting on the development of the archive as collection and repository of knowledge. You will research and present an essay on a key aspect of your chosen archive. This will inform your decision making in the curating, creation and/or appropriation of a body of work to exist within the context of an archive.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Examine the relationship between the photographic image and the archive.

LO2: Critically reflect on the function and purposes of the archive.

LO3: Critically reflect on your chosen archive/s.

LO4: Demonstrate knowledge through a body of work informed by your research.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, In Person, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Emile Shemilt
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 28
Online Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1~2~3 Week 10 , WORDS= 0
Portfolio 50 1~2~3~4 Exam Period , WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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