Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Southbank|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time.|
CoordinatorAssociate Professor Jon Cattapan
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Course Overview:||This professional development program serves as a bridge between undergraduate study and independent art practice, as a "refresher" program for artists who have been away from formal study or as an entry point for mature artists who lack formal qualifications but have significant professional experience. It can also serve as an alternate route to study for a higher degree (for those of recognised ability but who have been unable, for whatever reason, to complete an honours year). |
Successful completion of this course will render a student eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Visual Art or the Master of Fine Art.
|Objectives:||The objectives of this course are to: |
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Qualification for the award requires satisfactory completion of all subjects listed below.|
|Subject Options:|| |
Postgraduate Diploma in Visual ArtYear 1
Study Period Commencement:
An undergraduate degree, in a relevant discipline with at least H2B (70%) in the major, or equivalent. Applicants, who do not meet the usual requirements but have documented, relevant professional experience may still be considered.
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
|Further Study:||Further studies are available in the Master of Visual Art (by coursework) or the Master of Fine Art (by research)|
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