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Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Honours unit of study table

Visual Arts Honours

In addition to the requirements in the degree resolutions, admission to Honours in Visual Arts requires:
(i) completion of the requirements of the pass degree of the Bachelor of Visual Arts at the University of Sydney or an equivalent degree from another university with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 70 across all 2000- and 3000-level units; and
(ii) presentation of a research proposal outlining the proposed topic of investigation; and
(iii) presentation of a portfolio of creative work demonstrating level of expertise for honours level.
Achievement of Honours in Visual Arts requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 36 credit points of 4000-level core Honours units, either by studio practice and research paper; or by dissertation.
Students undertaking honours in the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) select 12 credit points of electives from the 4000 level advanced coursework Visual Arts units of study to complete the required 48 credit points for these degrees.
Students undertaking embedded honours in the Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours), may utilise the remaining 12 credit points to complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, which include completing a second major or OLE requirements.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

By studio practice and research paper

CAHO4005
Contemporary Arts Honours Seminar
6 CAHO4001 or CAHO4003 or CAHO4006 or CAHO4008
CAHO4006
Contemporary Arts Honours A
12 A completed Bachelor of Visual Arts or external equivalent degree
CAHO4005
CAHO4007
Contemporary Arts Honours B
18 CAHO4005 and CAHO4006

By dissertation

CAHO4005
Contemporary Arts Honours Seminar
6 CAHO4001 or CAHO4003 or CAHO4006 or CAHO4008
CAHO4008
Contemporary Arts Honours Dissertation A
12 A completed Bachelor of Visual Arts or external equivalent degree
CAHO4005
CAHO4009
Contemporary Arts Honours Dissertation B
18 CAHO4005 and CAHO4008

Elective units of study

Where students are completing 12 credit points of elective units towards the requirements for the Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), they should choose from the following units:
CAVA4001
Art Writing and Artists
6 P 144 credit points including (FASS3999 or FASS3333 or equivalent) or 72 credit points from CASF and CAST
CAVA4002
Professional Arts Practice
6 P 48 credit points from Visual Arts or 72 credit points from CASF and CAST
CAVA4003
Art making and Artworks
6 P 48 credit points from Visual Arts or 72 credit points from CASF and CAST
SLAM4003
Meaning in the Anthropocene
6 P 144 credit points including (FASS3999 or FASS3333 or equivalent)
SLAM4004
Working the Arts and Humanities
6 P 144 credit points including (FASS3999 or FASS3333 or equivalent)