• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Erica Seccombe
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
    See Future Offerings

This course is built around an individually negotiated, semester-long, small-scale project to be taken in any of the School of Art's studio discipline areas: Ceramics, Furniture, Glass, Gold and Silversmithing, Painting, Photography and Media Arts, Printmedia and Drawing, Sculpture or Textiles.

Students in this course carry out practice-led research on a project of their choice. The project proposal will be negotiated between the student and a proposed supervisor. Students must gain the formal agreement of a staff member to supervise them before enrolling in this course.

 

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. Plan and manage a small-scale studio based investigation.
  2. Develop an investigative, analytical and practical methodology.
  3. Interpret disciplinary debates and knowledge relevant to the project.
  4. Realise, document and present a practice-led research project.

Other Information

The progressive outcomes of studio practice based courses are assessed by periodic critique plus review sessions and end-of-semester presentation to an assessment panel. Critique sessions will provide advice on work in progress in response to approved projects, reviews will provide indicative advice on a student's achievement, and the end of semester presentation will assess the final outcomes against the agreed requirements of course projects.

Indicative Assessment

Project proposal, 600-800 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-3. Completion of project proposal is a hurdle requirement for completion of the course.
Small-scale investigative studio-based project (70%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Project documentation and critical reflection, 800-1000 words (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

A total of 130 hours of project work, lectures, seminars, critiques, readings and research, including a minimum of 12 hours of direct contact with the supervisor. It is the joint responsibility of the student and supervisor to arrange times for face-to-face contact. The supervisor is normally only available for email or face-to-face consultation during teaching weeks of each semester.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Art and Design to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must demonstrate they have the base knowledge/skills required to carry out their proposed project.

Fees

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:
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
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
Furniture
2055 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Digital Art Studies
2056 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Ceramics
2047 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Glass
2048 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Gold and Silversmithing
2049 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Painting
2050 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Photomedia
2051 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Printmedia and Drawing
2052 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Sculpture
2053 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A
Textiles
2054 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Sculpture
7029 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Textiles
7030 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Ceramics
7023 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Glass
7024 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Gold and Silversmithing
7025 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Painting
7026 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Photomedia
7027 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Printmedia and Drawing
7028 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Furniture
7031 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A
Digital Art Studies
7032 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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