FA2SSA-Study Abroad

Module Provider: Art
Number of credits: 0 [0 ECTS credits]
Terms in which taught: Autumn term module
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Modules excluded:
Current from: 2018/9

Module Convenor: Prof Alun Rowlands

Email: a.rowlands@reading.ac.uk

Type of module:

Summary module description:
«p»Module code to indicate that a student has undertaken a period of Study Abroad at a partner institution as part of their single or joint honours Art degree.«/p»


This module aims to enable students to study abroad at a partner institution for a term or semester to broaden their art-based knowledge, understanding and techniques.

Assessable learning outcomes:

Assessable outcomes

Participation on Study Abroad, including studying modules and accruing credit whilst abroad, is intended to inform and contribute to the credits and final mark awarded for either:


?    FA2IS1 - Part 2I Studio (single Honour students on 4 year degree)

?    FA2IS2 - Part 2I Studio (joint Honour students on 4 year degree)

?    FA2SA - Part 2I Studio (single Honour students on 3 year degree)

dependent on pathway. The Art department will assess the work as part of the overall Studio assessment process which is yearlong.

Additional outcomes:

The module aims to encourage students to explore different global approaches to Art practice, to become more self-reliant and provides an opportunity to broaden their education and understanding of art through travelling, studying and experiencing the life and culture of another country.

Outline content:

Global context (where appropriate)

Students will choose one from a range of partner universities; they will normally study for one semester or term, the precise duration varying upon the academic calendar of the Host University.

Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Total hours by term
Total hours for module

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage

Summative assessment- Examinations:

Participants undertake assessments in accordance with the standard arrangements in the Host University.

Summative assessment- Coursework and in-class tests:

Formative assessment methods:

Work which provides opportunities to improve performance (e.g. through feedback provided) but which does not necessarily always contribute towards the overall module mark.


Penalties for late submission:

Penalties for late submission

?    In accordance with the standard arrangements in the host university. 

?    The Module Convener will apply the following penalties for work submitted late, in accordance with the University policy: 

o    where the piece of work is submitted up to one calendar week after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): 10% of the total marks available for the piece of work will be deducted from the mark for each working day (or part thereof) following the deadline up to a total of five working days; 

o    where the piece of work is submitted more than five working days after the original deadline (or any formally agreed extension to the deadline): a mark of zero will be recorded.

?    The University policy statement on penalties for late submission can be found at: http://www.reading.ac.uk/web/FILES/qualitysupport/penaltiesforlatesubmission.pdf 

?    You are strongly advised to ensure that coursework is submitted by the relevant deadline. You should note that it is advisable to submit work in an unfinished state rather than to fail to submit any work


Assessment requirements for a pass:

Students are required to gain a pass mark for this module however, there are no formal assesments for this module due to credit transfer as the credits from the partner institution do not directly transfer back to the degree at Reading. However if the participant wishes to use the credits and transcript in the future then the pass requirements would be accordance with the standard arrangements in the Host University.

Reassessment arrangements:

Not applicable.

Additional Costs (specified where applicable):

Last updated: 20 April 2018


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