Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:November, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Students must seek coordinator approval before enrolling in this subject - see Notes below.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170 hours across the semester, including class time.
Admission into one of the following programs:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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/
It is important that students contact the Head of the Art History program or the lecturer in charge of the subject prior to enrolment to obtain written approval to enrol. Application and selection details will be available from the lecturer in charge and also the School of Culture and Communication.
This subject is taught on location in the major European art centre Florence, Italy, using the social, economic, geographical and cultural effects of the art centre as a case study of historical and contemporary culture. It will investigate Florence's most important museums and private collections, in order to understand their place in the origin and development of the museum as an institutional type from the Renaissance to today Students will study the display and consumption of art, allowing consideration of recent developments in museology, arts policy, commodity theory and cultural tourism.
A quota of 30 students applies to this subject. Applications for admission to this subject will be accepted up until 1 August 2015. It is important that students contact the Head of the Art History program or the lecturer in charge of the subject prior to enrolment to obtain written approval to enrol. Application and selection details will be available from the lecturer in charge and also the School of Culture and Communication.
Students who complete this subject will:
A 500 word site project proposal 5% (due during the on-site teaching period), a site project of 2000 words 45% (due at the end of the on-site teaching period), and a 2500 word research essay 50% (due two months after the on-site teaching period has ended). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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A subject reader will be available.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Special entry conditions apply for this subject and all students are required to consult the School of Culture and Communication prior to lodgement of an application. A quota of 30 students applies to this subject. Applications for admission to this subject will be accepted up until 3rd August 2015.
It is important that students contact the lecturer in charge of the subject prior to enrolment to obtain written approval to enrol. Application and selection details will be available from the lecturer in charge and also the School of Culture and Communication. To enrol in this subject students must submit a Subject Variation form along with written authorisation from the School of Culture and Communication and proof of tour organiser approval to the Faculty of Arts Student Centre or the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is not possible to enrol in this subject on-line.
Strict enrolment deadlines apply to intensive subjects. The subject dates and HECS/course fee dates for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject.
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