• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Digital Arts, Visual Arts, Design Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Anne Brennan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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Professional Practices 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 and; to introduce resources available to artists to assist their economic survival in the production of art. 

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will 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

8 minute oral presentation and written notes of 1000 words (25%) (LOs 1,2, 5)

Preliminary research proposal for major assignment 1000 words (20%) (LOs 3,4,5)

Artist portfolio and project proposal 2500 words (45%) (LOs 3,4,5)

Participation (10%)

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Workload

A 2 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to undertake a further 7 hours of independent study each teaching week during the semester (total 130 hours).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Digital Arts or Bachelor of Design Arts, and have completed 48 units of your degree.

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:
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
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
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
2040 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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