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Fine Arts

213.150 Painting 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to aspects of contemporary painting focusing on colour, surface and structure and developing an awareness of the diversity of painting mediums and techniques. While working to a brief, students are expected to undertake independent investigations and develop individual responses.
213.151 Contemporary Sculpture 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to aspects of contemporary sculpture with a focus on object making, the exploration of physical materials and applied processes. While working to a brief, students are expected to undertake independent investigations and develop individual responses.
213.154 Contemporary Drawing 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to the potential for drawing to become more than a traditional practice of representation. The course will focus on expanding students' observation skills, and modes of expression and representation, in an expanded field of contemporary art and design practice.
213.155 Drawing the Body I 15 credits
In this studio course students are introduced to the fundamentals of drawing the human body. Students undertake a project of drawing exercises using various techniques and media.
213.157 Studio I (Art Lab) 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to creative and analytical thinking skills, idea generation and visualisation common to art and design practice. They will begin to acquire specific techniques, skills and processes in art-making across different media. They will learn to discuss and evaluate their work and the work of their peers.
213.158 Studio I (Art Place) 15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to creative and analytical thinking skills, idea generation and visualisation common to art and design practice. They will begin to explore specific techniques, strategies and processes making art works in relation to site and context. They will learn to discuss and evaluate their work and the work of their peers.
213.211 Fine Arts Special Topic II 15 credits
213.241 Art Studio IIA 30 credits
In this studio practice course students will develop ideas, practices and processes in the production of contemporary art through a series of prescribed studio projects, media workshops, gallery visits and guest speakers.
213.242 Art Studio IIB 30 credits
In this studio practice course students will further develop ideas, practices and processes in the production of contemporary art through a series of prescribed studio projects, media workshops, gallery visits and guest speakers.
213.254 Contemporary Drawing Projects 15 credits
A practical studio that introduces principles and practices of drawing. The creative potential of various media will be explored and students are encouraged to develop personal styles of expression through observation, translation and invention.
213.255 Drawing the Body II 15 credits
A creative response to representation of the human body through a prescribed project. Students apply a range of drawing practices and media to the development of individual work.
213.256 Contemporary Art Projects A 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.257 Contemporary Art Projects B 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.258 Contemporary Art Projects C 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.259 Contemporary Art Projects D 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.260 Fine Arts Special Topic IIB 30 credits
213.261 Contemporary Art Projects F 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.262 Contemporary Art Projects G 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.263 Contemporary Art Projects H 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.264 Contemporary Art Projects I 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.265 Contemporary Art Projects J 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.311 Fine Arts Special Topic III 15 credits
213.341 Art Studio IIIA 30 credits
In this studio practice course students will expand content, context, methodology and the role of critical dialogue in the production of contemporary art. Study will be undertaken through a series of studio projects, media workshops, and a programme of gallery visits and guest speakers.
213.342 Art Studio IIIB 30 credits
In this studio practice course students will further expand content, context, methodology and the role of critical dialogue in the production of contemporary art. Study will be undertaken through a series of studio projects, media workshops, and a programme of gallery visits and guest speakers.
213.355 Drawing the Body III 15 credits
The development of an individual drawing project using the body as subject. A degree of innovation and experimentation is expected in both the practice of drawing and applied understanding of the representation of the human body.
213.356 Contemporary Art Projects E 15 credits
An investigation into new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.357 Introduction to Fine Arts Research Methods and Practices 15 credits
An introduction to a range of methods and practices for undertaking research in a fine art context.
213.358 Fine Arts Internship 15 credits
A negotiated programme of study that provides students with the opportunity to gain experience and practice by working alongside visual arts professionals. Students work through self-directed inquiry and collaboration (as appropriate) towards the development of a project and assigned tasks within the professional environment. Prior approval by the course Coordinator is required.
213.359 Contemporary Art Projects K 15 credits
Engagement with new thinking in contemporary art research through a specific lecturer-led project.
213.360 Fine Arts Special Topic IIIB 30 credits
213.411 Fine Arts Special Topic IV 15 credits
213.440 Art Studio IV A Practice 30 credits
In this studio practice course students will further advance the exploration of content, context, methodology and the role of critical dialogue in the production of contemporary art. In consultation with lecturers, students develop and present a substantial, innovative and individual body of work.
213.441 Art Studio IV A Research 30 credits
In this studio research course students will advance the exploration of content, context, methodology and the role of critical dialogue in the production of contemporary art. In consultation with lecturers, students develop a substantial, innovative research project that engages in critically reflexive practice.
213.442 Art Studio IV B 45 credits
In this studio course students will further advance the exploration of content, context and engaged dialogue in the production of contemporary art. In consultation with lecturers, students produce a substantial innovative body of work.
213.463 Fine Arts Research Seminar 15 credits
A programme of advanced study that addresses the application, dissemination and discussion of research practices in contemporary art. Emphasis will be placed on selective investigation and presentation of critical issues in the production of art and culture.
213.464 Art in Context 15 credits
The course will identify, discuss and critique different exhibition, interpretation and publication protocols and practices within the context of the contemporary art institution, including art galleries, museums, artist-run project spaces, commissioning programmes/art in public space projects, auction houses and dealer galleries.
213.465 Exhibition 15 credits
In this studio-based course students situate their creative practice through exhibition. Students work in a collaborative group to develop and realise an exhibition project. One of the key focus points for the course is students' growing understanding of the reality of public presentation of the creative output. This advanced programme of study will encourage discussion and critical reflection on diverse approaches to the exhibition of creative work and its relevance for a range of academic and/or professional contexts.
213.702 Postgraduate Studio Practice II 30 credits
An approved individually designed programme of advanced practice in Fine Arts.
213.703 Special Topic 30 credits
An opportunity to follow a particular academic interest. The topic and the manner in which it is approached require prior approval. With permission of the Head of Department a prescribed course at 700-level may be substituted.
213.704 Fine Art Theory and Research 30 credits
A programme of advanced study that examines the theoretical and historical contexts of Fine Art Practice. Emphasis will also be placed on developing and implementing research strategies.
213.706 Postgraduate Studio Practice I 30 credits
An individually designed programme of advanced studio practice in fine arts.
213.900 PhD Fine Arts 120 credits

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