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Time Based Art & Digital Film

Time Based Art & Digital Film


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Qualification: BA Time Based Art & Digital Film
Course Length: 3 years (+ 1 year general course if applicable)
UCAS Code for entry into General Foundation in Art & Design: WW12
UCAS Code for direct entry into level 2 Time Based Art & Digital Film: W690


Time Based Art & Digital Filmis a course which enables you to explore the links between art and technology. The course embraces contemporary media art forms including film production, photography, sound design, sonic art, performance, web art and interactive media. The course, which formalises the study and practice of digital film alongside time based art, offers you a near unique experience, including giving you access to the only green screen visual effects studios in Scotland. We also offer you state-of-the art high definition technologies for live action and visual effects. You will be encouraged to explore, analyse, share and enjoy the history and theory of film, contemporary art and new media.

Our team of staff, including accomplished artists, filmmakers, designers and photographers, will encourage you to be innovative, visually creative, experimental and to use professional production methods. You will explore a growing range of genres and applications by completing personal and group projects.

Time Based Art & Digital Film is one of three courses that comprise the art & media programme (Art Philosophy Contemporary Practices, Fine Art, Time Based Art & Digital Film). The bringing together of three district pathways under the art and media programme offers a broad educational experience and access to a wide range of staff expertise, while also allowing you to gain deep knowledge and expertise in your chosen subject pathway of Time Based Art & Digital Film.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • produce a significant body of work in one or more of the following: digital film, installation, sound, performance, interactive art and still imaging
  • manage a series of self-motivated projects which reflect your conceptual goals and personal philosophy