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Undergraduate | CUR-VIS24 | 2024

Australian Art

Course information for 2024 intake

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Take a closer look at Australian art through the years. Jump from pre-colonial times to the dawn of modernism and through to today. Explore the successes of Aboriginal art on the global stage. Analyse it all from philosophical and historical viewpoints.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
  • 26 Aug 2024
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About this subject

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

    1. demonstrate an understanding of the contexts in which australian art has developed, applying this knowledge to the analysis of art works
    2. explore the multiple cultural perspectives shaping the production and reception of australian art
    3. demonstrate critical thinking skills and cultural understanding in interpreting material from a broad range of contexts.

Entry requirements

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


You must have a high level of proficiency in the English language and competent essay writing skills.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Student feedback

7 student respondents between: 21 Nov - 02 Dec 2022.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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