• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Art History, Digital Arts, Visual Arts, Design Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Anne Brennan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
    First Semester 2016
    Autumn Session 2016
    Winter Session 2016
    Second Semester 2016
    Spring Session 2016
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Students can produce an extended research paper as an elective course or as an Art Theory subject provided that they have demonstrated the requisite writing and research skills and can show that their research topic is relevant to their Workshop concerns. ANU School of Art students on exchange may take this subject in fulfilment of an Art Theory course where the partner institution does not offer a satisfactory equivalent.

Students enrolled in this subject will consult with a supervisor from the Centre for Art History and Art Theory on a regular basis. Enrolment in this course is subject to prior approval from the course convenor.

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. Demonstrate knowledge of a specific and agreed area of art practice.
  2. Relate theoretical issues to art practice.
  3. Analyse and interpret works of art.
  4. Develop a bibliography on a specific area.
  5. Present a written argument on a specific area of art practice.

Indicative Assessment

For students taking this course on campus:
Written essay, 3500 words (75%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
Annotated bibliography, 1500 words (25%) Learning Outcome 4

For students on exchange:
Reflective journal, 3500 words (75%) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 5
Exhibition review, 1500 words (25%) Learning Outcomes 1-5

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

On campus:

One 1 hour meeting with supervisor per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 9 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester. Total 130 hours.

On exchange:

1 hour of online contact with supervisor per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 9 hours of independent study each teaching week of the semester. Total 130 hours.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed either ARTV1009 and ARTV1010 OR ARTH1006 and ARTH1007.

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:
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.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1613 01 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2016 31 Mar 2016 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2041 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5534 01 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 22 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2016 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6599 01 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 22 Jul 2016 30 Sep 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7049 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9518 01 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016 In Person N/A

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