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Module Title
International Study Module Incoming

Fine Art, Design & Craft, Product, Graphic and Digital Media Design, Fashion Design

SCQF Points60
ECTS Points30
CreatedMay 2009
ApprovedJune 2009
Version No.1

Prerequisites for Module

Successful completion of Stage 1 in home institution and portfolio submission through ERASMUS/equivalent application.

Corequisite Modules


Precluded Modules


Aims of Module

To provide the student with the ability to undertake a period of directed and self-directed study in a national/international educational context during a period of ERASMUS/other international programme hosted by Gray's School of Art.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Manage a programme of directed study, project scheduling and project management.

2. Demonstrate fluency in the definition, origination, development and resolution of craft & design, fine art, fashion or design for product, graphic or digital media design concepts that can be effectively created/produced/manufactured.
3. Communicate design, fine art or new product concepts and proposed solutions in writing, orally and visually in both two and three dimensions using appropriate media and technology in a new cultural context.

4. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between their personal practice and specialism within a wider professional, historical/contemporary, and international context.

Indicative Module Content

The module is delivered by Gray's hosting the students studying on the ERASMUS/appropriate international programme. The directed project content is developed and approved by the home instituion. Students will be encouraged to develop their linguistic skills in English if this is not the first language of the collaborating partner institution.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time
full time

Directed Study

full time

Private Study

full time

Mode of Delivery

The module is delivered by the appropriate Gray's department. The self-directed and other project content is approved by the parent institution and the student in writing using ECTS. Students will be encouraged to develop their linguistic skills where English is not the first language of the collaborating partner institution.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4
Component 2 1,2,3,4

C2: Submission of written and/or oral coursework.
This component is optional although recommeneded.

C1: Submission of a portfolio of design work.

Indicative Bibliography

1.Students will be guided by staff from the appropriate department.

Additional Notes

The student will be guided and advised by staff of their host department to the most appropriate lecture, seminar and programme of study available to them at the partner institution.
Where applicable, the ECTS, which includes the Learning Agreement describing the programme, and approved by both the home and partner institution, will facilitate full academic recognition.

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