2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
ARTF3067 British Architecture in the Long Eighteenth Century
20 creditsClass Size: 18
Module manager: Dr Kerry Bristol
Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsAt least 20 credits from any ARTF-coded module or appropriate equivalent in a relevant discipline. In the latter case, students are advised to get in touch with the module leader to discuss eligibility prior to enrolment
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module explores British architecture in the long eighteenth century. Through the use of selected case studies, students will investigate the construction of histories of The Georgian ; the nature of the architectural profession; major town- and country houses, palaces and public buildings; the development of London and spa towns such as Bath, the eighteenth century church; and the impact that women had on some of the major monuments of our architectural heritage.
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should;
- have a critical awareness of the history of British architecture in the long eighteenth century;
- be able to demonstrate familiarity with major secular and religious monuments in town and country and the historiographical problems associated with the development of the architectural profession.
With critical engagement suitable for a level three student, students should:
- be familiar with the major secular and religious monuments in town and country;
- understand the historiographical problems associated with the development of the architectural profession, including the role of women.
- Verbal and written fluency in constructing a logical and coherent argument
- Participation in group discussions
- Co-ordinatinon and dissemination of a range of historical, contextual and visual information
- Using bibliographies.
This module explores British architecture in the long eighteenth century.
Through the use of selected case studies, students will investigate:
- the construction of histories of 'the Georgian';
- the nature of the architectural profession;
- major town- and country houses, palaces and public buildings;
- the development of London and spa towns such as Bath, the eighteenth century church;
- and the impact that women had on some of the major monuments of architectural heritage.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||180.00|
|Total Contact hours||20.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private study180 hours comprised of weekly reading, seminar presentation preparation, researching and writing one essay, researching and writing on critical review.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackOral presentation, participation in class discussion, submission of assessesd Critical Review in week 7.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay||1 x 2,500-3,000 words||50.00|
|Critique||1 x 2,500-3,000 words||50.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 30/04/2019
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