The mission of the visual and media arts practice program is to educate both non-majors and majors about the importance and vitality that creative artistic practice has in contemporary life and has had historically. Communication and Media Arts major requirements and electives (36 credits) — as a Communication and Media Arts major, you will be guided to select courses that explore special areas of interest aligned with your career goals. It teaches students how to uncover the cognitive and societal impact, and the value of the arts in contemporary culture.
The courses available can be broadly separated into three main subject areas: the Creative Industries, Warrington School of Management, and Public Sector. Accessible Arts & Media is an award-winning inclusive arts and media charity based in York. In the Foundation Year, students undertake The Arts appropriate for their level of development.
Topics, objects and processes of visual arts are understood as part of a broadly defined visual culture whose framework conditions and media dispositive will be examined from the late 18th century to the present. Students structure elements and processes of arts subjects to make artworks that communicate meaning.
They identify and analyse the social and ethical responsibility of the makers and users of media artworks. The Digital Arts & Media BDP is designed to guide students toward careers in this dynamic field by providing a unique mix of courses from fine arts, radio-television-film, computer sciences, humanities, and engineering.
This module will build upon the core level 5 Media Design courses to develop an advanced understanding of the fundamental principles that underpin successful graphic design in print and on screen. It involves the investigation and reflection of current forms of social phenomena shaped by media technology, the analysis of interaction processes, organisational practices and power structures.