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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 1100

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100964

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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 introduce students to the major themes of Western art and craft from Classical times to the development of Modernism.

Course content

Students will gain a broad historical understanding of the changing concepts pertaining to representation and meaning and the changing social and cultural contexts informing the development of visual culture, with some important critical and comparative perspectives on those themes. Students will also gain skills in essay writing and research across a broad range of issues and topics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

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
Assignment 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 35% N/A
Assignment 2000 words 45% 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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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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
School of Art, Architecture and Design

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