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Perspectives on Beauty in Art

Undergraduate | CUR-VIS330 | 2024

Engage with what beauty can mean in relation to philosophy and aesthetics. Look back on historical conceptions of beauty. Examine landscapes, religion and the body. Tie these thoughts back to how the art world has represented beauty across the ages.

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Perspectives on Beauty in Art

About this subject

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

    1. demonstrate a sound knowledge of the philosophical and aesthetic underpinnings of the notion of beauty
    2. review, assess and critique a range of theories and issues
    3. develop written communication skills to enable the analysis of visual culture in relation to relevant theory.

Entry requirements

Prior study

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

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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What to study next?

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

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Bachelor of Arts (Visual Culture)

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Bachelor of Arts

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