Subject details

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

  1. demonstrate a clear visual articulation of ideas using appropriate media and processes
  2. assess a visual research problem to decide what processes and materials are needed
  3. analyse personal limitations of knowledge, skills or abilities in order to make self directed learning decisions
  4. extend the boundaries of research through application of the language of the discipline.
    • Science Nature and Artifice
    • Architectural Drawing
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

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

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
    • Other materials

      • CD ROM

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:


Have approval of equivalent knowledge before starting this subject.

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -
    • Additional materials — Art/Drawing Materials
    • Other special requirement — Digital Camera or Scanner

This subject was previously known as Visual Arts Research: Independent Project A.

You will develop a self directed visual art practice project by negotiated proposal to progress skills in the techniques and processes of various specialisations within contemporary art practice, through drawing or other media.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Portfolio (40%)
  • Folio Examination (60%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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