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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Science Nature and Artifice
    • Architectural Drawing
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
    • Other Materials
      • CD ROM

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.
  • Assignment 1 - Folio examination (60%)
  • Assignment 2 - Portfolio (40%)

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 subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

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.

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