Honours 4

Course code AART4140Units 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, AART4120 and AART4130 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 AART4130 Fine Art Honours 3 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 4 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.
ContentAART4140 is one of two units (with AART4130) devoted to a research project. This will result in a solo exhibition and a research essay or a critical theoretical paper. The student will:

" Develop and implement ideas and concepts commensurate with a study at this advanced level in either studio practice or art theory
" Develop a critical awareness and knowledge relevant to their chosen area of study
" Examine the content and principles upon which their work is based in order to place their practice within a relevant contemporary context
" Develop presentation skills for exhibition and/or thesis presentation
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 and completion of AART4110 and AART4120.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Individual Supervision
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)AART 4130 and AART4140 will be multi-term sequence whereby students will receive N/A for AART4130 and the final grade for AART4140. Students are required to complete both parts to the multi-term sequence in order to obtain a grade for AART4140.

Either a thesis of 12,000 15,000 words or a solo exhibition together with a research essay of 6,000 7,000 words.
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 AART4140