• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Art History

Exploring Asian Art in Asia is run as an in-country intensive. Students will spend up to 9 days in an Asian country studying art and culture first hand, visiting historic sites and museums.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course students should be able to:

1. Recognise key art historical themes related to the country visited 

2. Relate art objects to their historical and contemporary milieu

3. Analyse works of art, in writing and orally, using relevant art historical methodologies

4. Undertake independent academic research and present their own perspectives on key themes of Asian art

Indicative Assessment

  1. Preliminary paper (submitted before departure) (2,500 words): 10% [LO 2 and 4]
  2. Two in-country presentations  of 1000 words (to be researched before departure), discussing the significance of a particular site, with written hand-outs for distribution to course participants  (10% each): 20% [LO 1, 3 and 4]
  3. 2 x research papers based on presentations (2 x 4,000 words, 2 x 30%): 60% [LO 2, 3 and 4]
  4. Course diary (1,500 words): 10% [LO 1, 2 and 3]

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Workload

260 hours of study hours of total student learning time made up from in-country site visits, reading, and preparing assignments

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTH2104

Prescribed Texts

A companion to Asian art and architecture, edited by Rebecca M. brown and Deborah S. Hutton, Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
12 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
12.00 0.25000
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
5526 01 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019 30 Jun 2019 In Person

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