• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Design Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Richard Whiteley
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course will enable Craft & Design students to develop an in-depth awareness of their studio-based practice in relation to the fields of Craft and Design. The course supports advanced making skills and speculative methods of investigation. It will focus on the resolution of creative works, display solutions and exhibition outcomes. It combines studio-based exploration with critical reflection, and creates a forum for students to work in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment as they explore and articulate their ideas. Students will engage with set tasks and self-directed projects as they relate to their own developing practice/media through a series of responses that include drawing, models, presentations, mock up exhibitions and written reflections.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Articulate aims and area of investigation
  2. Locate developing works in contemporary Craft and/or Design practice and relevant theoretical context
  3. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of practice-led research methodologies through speculative drawing, tests, models, and prototypical works
  4. Consolidate integration of concepts and processes through the production of completed creative works and their display solution.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work and visual journals (sketchbooks) (70%) Learning Outcomes 3, 4
Studio theory presentation, 10 minutes, and documentation (contextual research and technical notes) (20%)
Learning Outcomes 1, 2
Critique, 10 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

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4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 6 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 ARTV1101 AND ARTV1102; OR ARTV1901 AND ARTV1902; OR ARTV1202 OR ARTV1302 OR ARTV1402.



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Student Contribution Band:
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.

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.

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9693 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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