Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial or practical class per week |
Total Time Commitment: Total time commitment 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Master of Cultural Material Conservation|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Petronella Nel
Dr Petronella Nel
In this subject, students focus on a range of technical examination and documentation methods, including visual examination using normal and ultraviolet light, photography, infrared reflectography, stereomicroscopy and x-radiography. Sampling methods, spot tests and microscopic identification of materials are also studied. The second half of the subject introduces students to some of the more common instrumental techniques for analysing materials.
Upon completion of this subject students should:
|Assessment:||Photography, 20% (through semester), a 1000 word technical report, 20% (due mid semester)and a 3000 word essay, 60% (due end of semester)|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Cultural Material Conservation |
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Cultural Material Conservation)
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