• 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
    • Richard Whiteley
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2016
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This course will build on and further develop a range of skills, competencies and understanding to enable the student to resolve, communicate and produce original creative works.

The course is based on an Individual Work Proposal (IWP) and the shaping of this and the creative works will be supported though group sessions across several disciplines as well as tutorials, demonstrations and discussions within each Workshop.

In addition to developing a cohesive body of work in a media related to the relevant Workshop, students will develop skills in writing and speaking about their work, and in presenting work in a professional setting. Students will learn how to research and articulate the context of their work, including theoretical, historical and critical frameworks. Workplace health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course and will be handled within each Workshop.

Workplace Health and Safety instruction is an integral part of this course and will be handled within each Workshop.

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 skill in planning and executing an independent design project and create a body of work that is suitable for exhibition.
  2. Develop, research and evaluate design concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking.
  3. Articulate the design concepts and techniques underpinning the project.
  4. Demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of design related historical, critical and theoretical contexts of the design project.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 4]

Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%) [LOs 2 – 4]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.

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4 hours per week of lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours a week independent studio practice for 13 weeks (total 130 hours).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of visual or design arts degree and have successfully completed ARTV3028 or ARTV3103 or ARTV3215 or ARTV3301 or ARTV3401 or ARTV3901. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2105 or ARTV2205 or ARTV2305 or ARTV2405 or ARTV2905 or ARTV3026 or ARTV3104 or ARTV3216 or ARTV3302 or ARTV3402 or ARTV3902 or DESA2105 or DESA2205 or DESA2305 or DESA2405 or DESA2905 or DESA3002 or DESA3102 or DESA3202 or DESA3302 or DESA3402 or DESA3902.



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:
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
9127 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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