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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 3016

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100960

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2019.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

This course aims to develop students’ critical thinking and analytical skills through an introduction to a range of interpretative frameworks and theories that will be used to analyse or contextualise art and visual culture.

Course content

Students will learn to apply critical thinking to a range of issues that are reflected in art and visual culture. Students will develop an understanding of various theories and interpretative frameworks that can be used to contextualise and analyse art and visual culture, including ideology, poststructuralism, feminism and the gaze, the abject, the sublime, relational aesthetics, panopticism, gender performativity, postcolonialism, race theory, and cyborg theory. This course has an emphasis on late 20th century to 21st century art and visual culture.

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

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
Essay 2000 words 40% N/A
Essay 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

Degrees this course is offered in

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