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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

Continuing with the second year studio intensive, this double weighted unit offers a further immersion into the student's main studio focus. The unit promotes further conceptual and material development through interdisciplinary exchange and fabrication procedures. Theoretical understanding of contemporary art practices will be used to underpin the associated projects. Students will continue to develop their material and conceptual curiosity into their idiosyncratic art language.

Unit content

  •  Concept evolution and presentation skills
  •  Gallery and exhibition skills will be further addressed
  •  Individual approaches to artistic expression
  •  Studio investigations, mixed-media and installation strategies
  •  Pictorial/object design and production
  •  Artistic criticism
  •  Work Health and Safety

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 the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materialsCreativity
2demonstrate considerable manipulative skills in student's chosen area of self-expressionKnowledge of a discipline
3develop further levels of experimentation and investigation within student's work, moving towards a focus on specific themes and technologies for advanced studyCreativity
4develop a deeper appreciation of current issues in fine art and recognise the cultural context in which art work is producedCultural competence
5develop an increased capacity for the constructive critique of their own work, and peers, and are able to articulate this through oral presentations and written documentation in group and individual situationsKnowledge of a discipline
6demonstrate increased understanding and practice of occupational health and safety in the studio, and are able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment, reflecting on personal studio space outside of university.Cultural competence

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

  1. demonstrate the ability to produce individual artworks which draw on well-grounded studio practice and sensitive use of materials
    • GA2: Creativity
  2. demonstrate considerable manipulative skills in student's chosen area of self-expression
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. develop further levels of experimentation and investigation within student's work, moving towards a focus on specific themes and technologies for advanced study
    • GA2: Creativity
  4. develop a deeper appreciation of current issues in fine art and recognise the cultural context in which art work is produced
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  5. develop an increased capacity for the constructive critique of their own work, and peers, and are able to articulate this through oral presentations and written documentation in group and individual situations
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  6. demonstrate increased understanding and practice of occupational health and safety in the studio, and are able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment, reflecting on personal studio space outside of university.
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

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

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

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