• Total units 48 Units
  • Major code PMDR-MAJ
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Printmedia and Drawing Major

This major is only available to students undertaking the Bachelor of Visual Arts degree program. 

The Printmedia and Drawing major equips students with a range of practical, critical and research skills which will enable them to fully realise the conceptual and visual possibilities of drawing, printmaking and related media in their professional practice.  The An environment is provided where students can, through discussion and critical evaluation, develop self-reliance, confidence and the ability to communicate effectively. Students benefit from a Visiting Artists program which incorporates the expertise of artists, printers, and designers into teaching and learning. Students also benefit from field trips, both interstate and into the landscape.


Learning outcomes

Students who complete this major will have the skills and knowledge to:

  • demonstrate skills and knowledge of the practices, languages, forms, materials, technologies and techniques in printmedia and drawing.
  • apply relevant skills and knowledge to realise artefacts and forms of creative expression.
  • develop and evaluate concepts and process by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively. 
  • work independently and collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to project demands.
  • apply occupational health and safety regulations and principles within a workshop environment.
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This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must include:

48 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ARTV1701 Printmedia and Drawing 1: Introduction to Drawing 6
ARTV1702 Printmedia and Drawing 2: Relief Printing 6
ARTV2705 Printmedia and Drawing: Introduction to Etching 6
ARTV2706 Printmedia and Drawing: Experimental Drawing 6
ARTV2707 Printmedia and Drawing: Advanced Etching/Relief 6
ARTV2708 Printmedia and Drawing: Project Drawing 6
ARTV3701 Printmedia and Drawing: Independent Work Project Theory and Practice 6
ARTV3702 Printmedia and Drawing: Independent Work Project Theory and Practice 2 6
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