Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Weekly 2 hour seminar (Semester 2) or equivalent |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hrs (Semester 2)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants are required to have completed a major study in a Fine Arts discipline and attained a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or equivalent qualification at H2B standard from an Australian University.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The research paper should identify and critically reflect on an issue pervasively presented as relevant to the candidate's major project. The key task is that the research paper demonstrates the candidate comprehends their situation as an artist within a field of comparable activity. It should demonstrate a capacity for critical investigation and discrimination and address context as well as identify pertinent thematic technical, stylistic and formal issues. Students are expected to present aspects of their research to their peers and produce a 5,000 - 7,000 word research paper for examination at the completion of the year.
This subject will:
* enable candidates to complete a research paper (5,000 – 7,000 words) which complements the major project;
* enable candidates to identify, investigate and test an artistic project requiring independent research activity
* prepare candidates to deliver a report on their research in a seminar situation among peers and staff;
* train candidates in preparation for research activities involved in higher research degrees.
Written Research Paper (5-7,000 words) Timing of assessment is in Week 13 (Semester 2) The assessment weight is 100%.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing this subject students will have acquired key skills including:
Visual Art |
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