• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts
  • Specialisation code ARTV-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

We offer a Visual Arts specialisation to give you an introductory understanding of the area that is also a pathway to a Masters degree in the discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have developed the skills and knowledge to:
    1. research, analyse and synthesise ideas and concepts using cognitive, technical and creative skills;
    2. apply innovative practice-led methodologies that integrate specialised skills with the developed knowledge of the discipline to plan and execute studio-based creative projects; and
    3. communicate and present ideas and original works to specialist and non-specialist audiences using professional conventions.
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    This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

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

    Code Title Units
    ARTH8020 Arguing Objects 6
    ARTH8022 Points of View: Independent Creative Art and Media Practice 6

    A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

    Code Title Units
    ARTV6006 Photography 6
    ARTV6027 Professional Practices 6
    ARTV6057 Hands On: Material Language 6
    ARTV6058 Outside The Box: Making Art for a Public Space 6
    ARTV6100 Typography: Textual use in Visual Arts 6
    ARTV6507 Painting: Open to Influence Studio Research 6
    ARTV6508 Painting: Materiality and Meaning 6
    ARTV6510 Painting: Critical Analysis and Reflection in the Studio 6
    ARTV6801 Sculpture: Bricolage Through Collecting, Collating and Construction with Found Materials 6
    ARTV6802 Sculpture Advanced Construction through Fabrication 6
    ARTV6803 Sculpture: Space and Negative to Positive Reproduction through mould making and surface replication 6
    ARTV6804 Sculpture Replicating Through Casting and Finishing Bronze 6
    ARTV6805 Sculpture Temporal Studies Making Time in Space: through chance and process approaches 6
    ARTV6814 Sculpture: Advanced Methods Through Installation and Site Considerations 6
    ARTV6921 Environment Studio: field based research and studio practice in visual arts 6
    ARTV8038 Practice-led Research Project 6
    ARTV8039 Practice-led Research Major Project 12
    ARTV8040 Practice-led Research Extended Project 18
    ARTV8054 Research 6
    ARTV8300 Visual Arts Studio Masterclass 6

    A maximum of 6 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

    Code Title Units
    ARTV6000 Animation 6
    ARTV6003 Video Art 6
    DESA6017 Multiples and Production: The Unique Offering 6
    DESN6001 Digital Form and Fabrication 6
    DESN6006 Front-End Web: Crafting Online Experience 6
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