Honours 1

Course code AART4110Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

The course is a component of the Honours program in the Bachelor of Fine Art, where a student is able to select a specialisation including 2D Art (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking), 3D Art (Ceramics, Fibres/Textiles, Sculpture), Photomedia (Digital, Traditional) or Art Theory.

Together with AART4120, AART4130 and AART4140 the course is designed to allow students to develop a high professional standard in studio research, production, exhibition and written work or advanced written work in art theory. This course is studied in conjunction with AART4120 in full-time mode. It is studied through internal mode.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the end of Honours 1 a successful student will be able to demonstrate:

" The ability to plan and to carry out independent research
" The ability to select and administer appropriate methods for collecting and analyzing relevant data
" An understanding of different studio approaches, (materials, processes and techniques) and/or theoretical approaches in Fine Art
" The ability to produce a body of artworks, and a related research paper or the ability to produce a critical theoretical paper.
ContentHonours 1 will involve the analysis and critical evaluation of recent theoretical developments in the students area of Fine Art and will allow the student to develop a substantial proposal for a final body of studio and/or written work. In the Honours 1 program students will work under supervision to:

" Prepare a thesis proposal for both the studio component and/or written component which describes the area of research;
" Develop a sustained personal investigation into visual or written process which will manifest in the form of preparatory work in one, or more areas of 2D, 3D, Photomedia or Art Theory.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeTo have completed a Bachelor of Fine Art or equivalent with a Credit average in the discipline area.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Individual Supervision
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Presentation of a written thesis proposal
Presentation of preparatory work in one or more areas of 2D, 3D, Photomedia or Art Theory
Seminar presentation

Word range: 6,000 - 7,000 words or equivalent
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for .5 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART4110