• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Ella Barclay
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2022
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This course provides students with training in research principles and methods as they relate to practice-led research. The course covers research writing modes and methods, studio investigative processes and methodologies, critical thinking. Students experiment with skills relevant to individual research projects.

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. Devise, plan and execute a body of studio investigations.
  2. Select and combine materials and processes skilfully to give visual form to ideas.
  3. Develop a studio-based methodology relevant for a specified topic.
  4. Apply progressive research questions to studio investigations.
  5. Identify and describe relevant historical and contemporary practices and relate them to the project's concerns by integrating studio and contextual investigation/research.
  6. Explain and provide a rationale for the practice-led research project.

    Indicative Assessment

    Studio Investigations (70%) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4
    Expanded Proposal, 1500 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 5, 6

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    Workload

    260 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 36 hours of seminar classes and lectures, and12 hours of workshop based tutorials, reading groups and/or critiques; and, b) 212 hours of independent studio and allied investigations

    Requisite and Incompatibility

    To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) (HVART).

    Assumed Knowledge

    Completion of a cognate major

    Fees

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

    Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
    If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

    Student Contribution Band:
    12
    Unit value:
    12 units

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    Units EFTSL
    12.00 0.25000
    Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

    Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

    The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
    Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

    First Semester

    Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
    2605 21 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 27 May 2022 In Person N/A

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