courses

3819

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, 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.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.

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Course code3819
Managing facultyArt, Design and Architecture
Partner facultyBusiness and Economics
Abbreviated titleBBus/BVA
CRICOS code075113D
Total credit points required192
Standard duration of study (years)4 years FT

Full-time study only

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Caulfield)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3819
Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9903 1517, email mada@monash.edu or visit http://www.monash.edu/mada

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Colin Jevons (Faculty of Business and Economics), Dr Michael Vale (Faculty of Art and Design)

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course will enable students with a strong discipline background in visual arts to combine their knowledge and skills with the development of a strong discipline base in business principles.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 7, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

For the outcomes of the business component of this double degree refer to the single degree entry for 3806 Bachelor of Business.

Upon successful completion of the visual arts component of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • identify and evaluate relevant research concepts in relation to aesthetics, history, theory and cultural issues in the relevant discipline
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the disciplines of the visual and media arts in order to undertake sustained independent studio practice at a professional level
  • critically assess contemporary discourse on visual and media arts, speculative design theory and research both locally and internationally
  • evolve their own aims, interests and vision, to be expressed through their studio work within the discipline of visual and media arts with a high level of personal autonomy
  • interpret, represent and respond to the aesthetic, theoretical, historical and cultural contexts of visual and media arts practice.

Requirements

All units are 6 points unless otherwise indicated.

Business component

Students must complete 16 units (96 points) from the Faculty of Business and Economics as outlined in 3806 Bachelor of Business. Note: Students can only complete units and majors available at the Caulfield campus.

Visual arts component

This componenet consists of a visual practice discipline together with a breadth of studies provided through complementary and other units in studio and theory, from which approved individual study programs can be formed.

All units are six points unless otherwise indicated.

Students must complete:

(a.) five core first-year art and design units (36 points):

  • AHT1101 Introduction to visual language in art design and architecture
  • AHT1102 Modernism and the avant-gardes
  • OHS1000 Introduction to art and design health and safety (0 points)
  • VPR1001 Visual practices 1 (12 points)
  • VPR1002 Visual practices 2 (12 points)

(b.) two art history and theory units (12 points):

  • AHT2102 International art 1945-2000
  • one other 6-point second-year art history and theory unit

(c.) units in a major studio at second and third-year levels chosen as outlined in one of the streams below (48 points)

Major studio streams

Students must complete one of the following streams. Note: those units with as asterisk (*) will already have been completed as part of the core elements of this course.

Visual practices
  • VPR1001 Visual practices 1 (12 points)*
  • VPR1002 Visual practices 2 (12 points)*
  • VPR2001 Visual practices 3 (12 points)
  • VPR2002 Visual practices 4 (12 points)
  • VPR3001 Visual practices 5 (12 points)
  • VPR3002 Visual practices 6 (12 points)
Art history and theory
  • AHT1101 Introduction to visual language in art design and architecture*
  • AHT1102 Modernism and the avant-gardes*
  • AHT2102 International art 1945-2000*
  • an additional 36 credit points of art history and theory units (units with a prefix of AHT) taken from either second or third-year
  • 12 credit points of complementary studio units offered by the Department of Fine Art

Relevant units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the Handbook and the index of unitsindex of units (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/index-bycode-a.html) for art history and theory units and the index of units offered by the Department of Fine Artindex of units offered by the Department of Fine Art (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/index-byou-department-of-fine-art.html).

The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; undergraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 1-3.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Visual Arts