• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Art History
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Charlotte Galloway
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Winter Session 2015
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The Asian Art In-Country course 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 historical sites and museums.

Learning Outcomes

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

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 research and present their own perspectives on key themes of Asian Art

Indicative Assessment

  1. Preliminary paper (1500 words) 10% [LO 2 and 4]
  2. Two in-country presentations of 1000 words (to be researched prior to departure) related to the significance of a particular site, with written hand-outs, for distribution to course participants (20% each) [LO 1, 3 and 4]
  3. Research paper (5000 words) 40% [LO 2, 3 and 4]
  4. Course diary (1500 words) 10% [LO 1, 2 and 3]

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Workload

Students can expect to undertake 240 hours of study, inclusive of the in-country site visits, reading, and preparing assignments

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 36 units of ANU courses towards a degree, or with the permission of the convenor.

You will need to contact the School of Art to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

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

Majors

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $5208
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $8292
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.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1706 24 Aug 2015 04 Sep 2015 04 Sep 2015 12 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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