Curriculum Design (optional unit)

In this unit you will examine how arts-based curricula align to sector and institutional frameworks. You will explore how to design and develop curricula that respond to a diverse student cohort and a range of priorities including research-industry-teaching links, internationalisation, digitally-enhanced learning and student engagement.

During the unit you will:

  • Attend a series of workshops
  • Develop your capacity to critically appraise a curriculum as well as design and lead the implementation of curriculum innovation in practice
  • Work alongside peers to support curriculum development planning or practice
  • Produce an annotated curriculum specification for a proposed whole curriculum or part-curriculum modification (2000 words)
  • Produce a curriculum development plan or documentation of a curriculum planning meeting (2000 words).

For more information, download the Curriculum Design unit descriptor (Word 15KB).