Honours 2

Course code AART4120Units 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 specialization including 2D Art (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking), 3D Art (Ceramics, Fibres/Textiles, Sculpture), Photomedia (Digital, Traditional) or Art Theory.

Together with AART4110, 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 AART4110 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 2 a successful student will be able to demonstrate:

" The ability to plan and 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.
ContentIn the Honours 2 course students will concentrate on gathering and collating research and data that will substantially underpin the development of relevant techniques, materials, imagery and content of their studio work and/or art theory. This will involve:

" Preparation for studio and/or theory
" Independent research to underpin the major body of work being undertaken at an advanced level
" Development of skills in self-reflection and critical analysis in order to select appropriate methods, materials and content
" Keeping relevant research journals and notes.
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
Essays / Written Assignments6,000 to 7,000 words in essays 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 AART4120