units

MVA4021

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Gippsland First semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Mr Rodney Forbes

Synopsis

On successful completion of this unit, candidates will be able to develop their initial proposal for studio practice with a critical awareness of artistic positionality as well as the potential for challenge, debate and expansion, appreciate that methodology is a critique of method as well as a useful investigative tool, and have a knowledge of the language of theory in order to express the cultural values of their work, not just their practical dimensions

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. be able to develop their initial proposal for studio practice with a critical awareness of artistic positionality as well as the potential for challenge, debate and expansion;
  2. appreciate that methodology is a critique of method as well as a useful investigative tool;
  3. have a knowledge of the language of theory in order to express the cultural values of their work, not just their practical dimensions.

Assessment

Preliminary assignment on studio proposal (1500 words) 25%
Seminar paper (3500 words) 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Rodney Forbes

Contact hours

12 hours per week including one 2-hour seminar and 10-hours independent study

Prerequisites

Admission to MVA course