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Unit description

Developing the expressive potential inherent in students' work with the emphasis placed on independent investigation in this final core studio unit. Curiosity and imaginative problem solving are combined with advanced conceptualisation to create innovative responses to materials. Students develop an individual working program in conjunction with their lecturers, which reflects their artistic evolvement and interests. Detailed discussion is required and students work with lecturers through personal tuition and detailed critique and analysis.

Unit content

  • Dedicated studio engagement of art production
  • Professional practice – issues and options
  • Workshop and studio establishment
  • Exhibition strategies and production
  • Studio routines and strategies
  • Advanced critique and theories

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an ability to establish and follow an ambitious individual studio programLifelong learning
2demonstrate strong self-reliance and self-direction, and the ability to construct a work program with coherent directionIntellectual rigour
3demonstrate the ability to produce artistic results that display advanced skill acquisition, confidence and control in theoretical conceptsCreativity
4stage a professional presentation and documentation of artworks in their final submission of a completed folioCreativityLifelong learning
5demonstrated understanding of how to edit and consolidate their studio artwork and outcomes in preparation for professional outcomes such as exhibition opportunities or the Graduate ExhibitionIntellectual rigour
6display strong understanding and process for critical inquiry, enabling questioning and discussion of the issues relevant to current theory in their chosen discipline of fine art and in broader art practice.Intellectual rigourEthical practiceLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to establish and follow an ambitious individual studio program
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. demonstrate strong self-reliance and self-direction, and the ability to construct a work program with coherent direction
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  3. demonstrate the ability to produce artistic results that display advanced skill acquisition, confidence and control in theoretical concepts
    • GA2: Creativity
  4. stage a professional presentation and documentation of artworks in their final submission of a completed folio
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  5. demonstrated understanding of how to edit and consolidate their studio artwork and outcomes in preparation for professional outcomes such as exhibition opportunities or the Graduate Exhibition
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  6. display strong understanding and process for critical inquiry, enabling questioning and discussion of the issues relevant to current theory in their chosen discipline of fine art and in broader art practice.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial online Three (3) Hours Weekly (Twelve (12) Weeks)
Structured online learning Three (3) Hours weekly (Twelve (12) Weeks)
Assessment
Creative work40%
Creative work60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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International

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