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Area/Catalogue
VSAR 1102

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100969

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To encourage students to think in critical ways about design, to understand how visual arguments are produced in culture and society, and to develop their skills in communicating effectively using appropriate approaches and formats.

Course content

Students will develop skills in understanding how visual arguments are constituted in culture and society, and explore modes of representation and meaning production. Students will develop a basis for understanding and reading visual culture as it relates to design practice; methods for decoding the language of visual communication and gain insight into critical social perspectives.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 4 hours x 6 sessions

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
Project 1000 words 20% N/A
Project 1500 words 35% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 1000 words 20% N/A
Project 1500 words 35% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% 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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