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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 3015

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
012816

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To examine the history of Australian art beginning with Indigenous Art and continuing through to Australian modernism.

Course content

Students will gain an historical overview of predominant attitudes towards the production and reception of Australian art, craft and design from first settlement to the onset of postmodern issues. Students will gain critical and research skills that will enable them to discuss issues pertaining to Indigenous art, Australian modernism and art, craft and design in post-colonial and post-critical contexts.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
VSAR 1100 Reading Visual Culture 1
VSAR 2100 Reading Visual Culture 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Online Lecture) 1 hour x 12 weeks
External (Online Tutorial) 1 hour x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Presentation 2000 words 40% N/A
Essay 2500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Presentation 2000 words 40% N/A
Essay 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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