The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


1000 level

Course handbook


Introduces students to foundational knowledge of elements of art, music, drama and dance. It will examine ways in which the four art forms can be integrated to create art that is dynamic and expressive, building upon basic understandings of the nature and purpose of these art forms.


Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2016.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. A practical appreciation of visual art, music, drama and dance as mediums of creative expression.

2. Foundational and integrative skills in the production of creative works in the mediums of visual art, music, drama and dance.


Develop an awareness and understanding of the Creative Arts.

Be able to employ critical and analytical skills in relation to the interpretation of Creative Arts.

Be aware of the cultural and historical contexts of the Creative Arts.

Understand the importance of self-expression and the function of the Creative Arts.

Understand the developmental process, from conception to completion, of creative works.

Have an understanding of issues relating to Health and Safety.

Assessment items

Performance: Performance

Project: Written Projects

Portfolio: Portfolio

In Term Test: In term test

Essay: Essay