Visual Culture

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Visual Culture

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Visual Arts, Visual Communications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The module provides students with a broad historical overview into Media Art development. Modernism and Post-Modernism are explored through the introduction of art movements, theoretical and other numerous visual mediums while the student actively participates in multimedia projects during seminars in digital labs using all sorts of multimedia applications.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate detailed knowledge and critical evaluations of Media Art movements, artists and their works
    2. Conceptualise effectively with graphics, text, symbols, moving-image, action-scripting, audio and video in construct a multimedia project
    3. Demonstrate detailed knowledge and critical evaluation of Media Art
    4. Recognise and implement the appropriate use of multimedia assets and techniques to formulate a valid and creative solution

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.