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To enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into a course from the provider.
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- Sess 1
- Sess 2
- Sess 3
Government loans available:
- Domestic student fee:
- $1,820.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $2,045.00 (AUD)
This unit develops students’ understanding of the aesthetic, social and economic significance of visual culture by critically examining visual art practices, photography, film and television, style and fashion, advertising, news media genres, and exhibitionary technologies. Students develop familiarity with a range of visual languages, genres and cultural industries, historical and contemporary practices of visual culture.
Students will become familiar with the histories of visual culture practices and industries, while developing, extend their understanding of visual languages, and gain experience in applying these knowledges and skills to the study of current transformations in visual culture.
A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Graduate Certificate of Communication, Griffith University
- Master of Communication, Griffith University
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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