• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Anne Brennan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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Professional Practices is presented under the auspices of the Art Theory Workshop. It may be taken as a Complementary Studies course, or as an Art Theory course at third-year level. It aims to provide a basic understanding of the economic and legal framework of the art world; to provide an understanding of the skills necessary for an artist to practise professionally; to introduce resources available to artists to assist their economic survival in the production of art. It is a crucial nuts and bolts unit.

An Advanced Course (i.e. a second course of Professional Practices) or work placements may also be available and must be negotiated by the student with the Head of Art Theory and the Major Workshop.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of this course you should be able to

  1. Compare and critically analyse venue exhibition presentation
  2. Reflect on and discuss your own learning as it relates to the subject matter of the course.
  3. Use knowledge of the cultural sector in Australia to develop an appropriately targeted package of professional promotional material.
  4. Prepare and present a professional artist¹s portfolio including written material and visual representation.
  5. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the moral, legal and professional framework of the Art and Craft sector.

Indicative Assessment

Written essay (65%), oral presentation (25%), attendance and participation (10%); or equivalent.

Attendance at lectures and tutorials is compulsory.

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Workload

Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ARTV1009 and ARTV1010

Minors

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 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
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3126
2004 $3240
2005 $3240
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2084 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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