• 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
    • Dr Chaitanya Sambrani
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course will offer undergraduate students in the visual arts and humanities an introduction to the relationships between urban development and artistic production. The scope of the course is broad, geographically as well as temporally. The disciplinary approaches utilised are similarly wide, including architectural history, urban design, and political theory in addition to the history of art and cinema.


This course may also be offered as an intensive.

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 the development of urban culture across several geographical and temporal locations
  2. Relate ideas about the development of urban cultures to contemporary visual culture
  3. Apply interdisciplinary methodologies to the study of relationships between urban culture and contemporary visual culture
  4. Present written and oral arguments about the relationships between urban culture and contemporary visual culture

Indicative Assessment

1000 word written essay (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

2500 word essay (45%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]

 

For intensive mode:

1 x preliminary 1200 word written exercise (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

1200 word written exercise due last day of course (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

2500 word essay due six weeks after the end of the course (50%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

 

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Workload

Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent studyper week.


For intensive mode:

Five 7-hour days attendance at intensive classes, a further 25 hours of directed preparatory reading and preparation and up to 70 hours of independent private study/research.


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.

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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9543 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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