This primary week at the beginning of the course will be used to prepare you for university learning. Many of the workshops on offer will be programme wide and will be enhanced with subject specific learning. You will be introduced to a range of skills workshops designed to audit and refresh your existing skills in order to prepare you for the commencement of the course learning.
This is a programme-wide unit, run in course-specific groups, giving you with the opportunity to investigate core subject-specific themes and ideas interpreted through the lens of ‘the real’. You’ll explore situations or communicate ideas about the social, political, and economic circumstances that shape human experience.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
You’ll be able to demonstrate an awareness of how your own social identity (such as, gender, race/ethnicity, class, disability, sexual orientation, and religion) informs how you navigate creative practices.
Elective - Digital Storytelling
This is an interdisciplinary skills-based elective unit open to Photography and Fine Art students. You will be introduced to a range of creative and technical workshops to develop core skills in film language, cinematography, sound recording and post-production techniques.
Elective - Photography
This is an interdisciplinary skills-based elective unit open to Fine Art and Digital Arts students and introduces you to multiple photography skills to build and enhance your existing skill set.
During this opportunity week you will receive one personal tutorial that feeds back on the previous terms work. There will also be a number of refresher workshops designed to recap on any skills.
You’ll be introduced to a range of genres, styles, and critical and methodological approaches which are related to or centred on the body and our relationship to the body. This is a good opportunity to improve your research skills and gain a deeper understanding of your own creative practice.
This employment-focused programme-specific unit offers you the opportunity to identify relevant professional contexts and navigate your relationship with these contexts.
In this unit, you’ll have the opportunity to undertake enhanced subject-specific workshops and training to enrich your existing skill set.
ATOM activities are small pieces of individual learning that facilitate interdisciplinary exposure across UCA, and offer a flexible, impactful learning experience. They expand your creative horizon by accessing learning topics that would not otherwise be scheduled on your course specific timetable.
PLE Digital Outcomes
The PLE Digital Outcome is a purposefully edited, self-directed record of your constructive, level 4 engagement with and presence on, digital media platforms across the year.