• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Art History
  • Areas of interest Art History, Arts

This course will provide a broad introduction to the art and architecture of India, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia. Themes of special importance will be the relation between art and religion, between art and royal patronage, and between indigenous styles and foreign forms and ideas. Art works from a range of religious and philosophical orientations - autochthonous, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Confucian, Daoist, Islamic and Christian - will be studied.

Indicative Assessment

2,000 word tutorial presentation (50%), short paper and brief oral presentation (800 words) (25%) and visual test (25%).

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 30 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 100 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

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. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTH6059

Preliminary Reading

* Blurton, T R, Hindu Art, British Museum, London, 1992
* Fisher, R, Buddhist Art and Architecture, Thames and Hudson, London, 1993
* Brend, B, Islamic Art, British Museum Press, London, 1994

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9636 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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