Fine Art Project Advanced A - 2017

Unit summary

VSW33

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP1 , SP2 , SP3
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP2 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Project Proposal (15%) , Assignment 2 - Project Folio (35%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 793.00
HECS 793.00
International 1,043.00

This unit was previously known as Art Project: Development.

This unit is designed to further develop your capacity to refine, present and critique your self-directed studio practice. You will contextualise your practice within a broader cultural, social and international context and develop a body of work for group discussion and ongoing presentation.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. refine skills, techniques, methods and processes by producing a resolved body of work
  2. evaluate own knowledge, skills or abilities in order to make self-directed learning decisions
  3. propose, manage and plan a body of work applying knowledge of chosen skills, techniques, methods and processes, within an international and cultural context
  4. document the decision-making process and studio practice
  5. synthesise creative ideas and strategies for the conceptualisation and realisation of artworks ready for exhibition.
  • Assignment 1 — Project Proposal (15%)
  • Assignment 2 — Project Folio (35%)
  • Assignment 3 — Project Presentation (50%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Audio/Visual equipment — Digital Camera and/or Scanner
  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Art Materials

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Development of art project proposal and articulation of ideas
2Refinement of the technical approach to the art project
3Resolve conceptual framework for the body of work

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. 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.
  2. 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 Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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