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BA Arts and Humanities with Foundation Year

Year 1

Learning outcomes

On completion of level 0 students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of :
-Basic concepts, principles and methodological approaches associated with study of arts and humanities disciplines;
-The different ways in which academic concepts and theory are generated, applied and critically examined in a range of arts and humanities disciplines;
-Examples of ethical issues examined from arts and humanities perspectives;
-Examples of global and cultural issues examined from arts and humanities perspectives;
-How to use basic generic and subject-specific intellectual qualities to
-Communicate the results of their work,
-Present a structured and coherent simple argument
-Interpret and evaluate some basic concepts and principles associated with arts and humanities disciplines,
-Their strengths and weaknesses as learners

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
-ability to analyse and critically evaluate basic issues in the subjects covered during the foundation year;
-academic skills required for basic enquiry along with the ability to communicate information, understanding, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms;
-ability to make effective and critical use of electronic resources for their learning;
-ability to plan for their own personal and professional development .


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:
-opportunity to demonstrate understanding of relevant concepts and theoretical perspectives in the disciplines covered on the course;
-use of a range of formats for assessed work that develop skills of effective communication for an academic setting;
-encouragement to explore new ideas and to test and evaluate received opinion.


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