Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

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

Visual Arts (Degree)

The following units are only available to Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies students

Visual Arts

Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, a candidate must complete 192 credit points including:
(i) 72 credit points of Studio units
(ii) 24 credit points of Art History units, of which 12 credit points must be from 1000 level and 12 credit points must be from 2000 or 3000 level.
(iii) A major from Table S, excluding the Visual Arts major
(iv) 12 credit points of Open Learning Environment units from Table O
(v) a minimum of 24 credit points at 4000 level from this table
(vi) elective units from this table, Table O or Table S where appropriate

Bachelor of Visual Arts

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Visual Arts, a candidate must complete 144 credit points including:
(i) 72 credit points of Studio units
(ii) 24 credit points of Art History units, of which 12 credit points must be from 1000 level and 12 credit points must be from 2000 or 3000 level
(iii) 48 credit points from Elective units in this table, Table O or Table S, which may, optionally include a minor or major, excluding the Visual Arts major or minor

Studio units

1000 level units of study

CASF1001
Studio Foundation 1
12    N CAVA1001 or CAVA1002
Semester 1
CASF1002
Studio Foundation 2
12    P CASF1001
N CAST1001 or CAVA1001 or CAVA1002
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

CAST2001
Studio 1
12    P CASF1002 or CAST1001
Semester 1
CAST2002
Studio 2
12    P CAST2001 or EXCH2005
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

CAST3001
Studio 3
12    P CAST2002 or EXCH2005
Semester 1
CAST3002
Studio 4
12    P CAST3001 or EXCH3005
Semester 2

Art History units

1000 level units of study
ARHT1001
Style and Substance: Introducing Art History
6      Semester 1
ARHT1002
Shock of the Now: Global Art since 1900
6      Semester 2
2000 level units of study
ARHT2602
Romanticism and Visual Art

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
Semester 1
ARHT2614
Pollock to Psychedelia

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2616
High Renaissance Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2016
Semester 1
ARHT2618
French Art, Salon to Cezanne
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2018
Semester 2
ARHT2632
Modern Australian Art and Cinema

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2032
Semester 1
ARHT2636
Contemporary Indigenous Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Indigenous Studies
N ARHT2036
Semester 1
ARHT2645
Arts in Imperial China

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2671
Art, Travel, Empires

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2071
Semester 2
ARHT2676
Planetary Art: Nature, Ecology, Environment
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2677
Art, Memory, and Identity

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2678
Islamic Art and Architecture

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts
Semester 1
FILM2000
From Silent to Sound Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major
N ARHT2052 or ARHT2652
Semester 2
FILM2001
Haunted Screens: Film and Memory
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
N ARHT2053 or ARHT2653
Semester 1
3000 level units of study
ARHT3617
British Art and Empire
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
N ARHT2617
Semester 2
ARHT3633
Contemporary Australian Art and Film

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2633
Semester 2
ARHT3646
Modern Art in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2646
Semester 1
ARHT3662
On Photography and the Wretched Screen

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
N ARHT2662
Semester 1
ARHT3663
Gender and Sexuality in Asian Art History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3673
Art and the Aesthetics of the Everyday
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major
Semester 1
ARHT3675
Objects and Problems at Chau Chak Wing Museum
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major
Semester 2
ARHT3678
Text, Image, Sound: Islamic Book Arts
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
Semester 1
FILM3000
Cinematic Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT3601
Semester 2
FILM3002
Cinema Spectatorship
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major
N ARHT2655 or ARHT3677
Semester 1

Elective units of study

1000 level units of study
CAEL1001
Contemporary Drawing: Experimental
6    N CADR1006
Semester 2
CAEL1002
Contemporary Drawing: Life
6    N CADR1005
Semester 1
2000 level units of study
CAEL2039
Screen Arts: an Introduction
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Intensive July
Semester 1
CAEL2041
The Art of Sound and Noise
6      Semester 2
CAEL2042
Photography and the Darkroom
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Intensive July
Semester 1
CAEL2044
Radical Rock Video

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2045
Site Works: Sculptural Interventions
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2046
Painting Music
6    P 12 credit points of 1000 level units in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points of 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL2047
Animation

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2048
Investigating Clay
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2049
Vessel as Concept: Hot Glass Intro
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit point at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL2053
Screen Printing: an Introduction
6      Semester 2
CAEL2054
Silversmithing: Exoskeleton Extension
6    P 12 credit points of 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points of 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 2
CAEL2055
Bodyworks: Jewellery as Communication
6    P 12 credit points of 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points of 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL2069
Screenwriting and Directing
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2072
Ceramics: Potter's Wheel as Sculptural Tool
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL2076
Upcycled Glass: Introducing Warm Glass
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2080
Etching: Expanded Workshops

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2081
Fusion: Jewellery and Ceramics

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2085
Photography and the Lighting Studio
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL2092
Sculpture: Introduction

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL2093
Sculpture: Installation and Space
6      Semester 2
CAEL2094
Painting: Transcultural Collaborations
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit point at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
N CAEL2067
Semester 1
CAEL2095
Video Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 2
CAEL2096
Non-Objective Painting

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts major or 12 credit points of 1000 level Studio Foundation unit in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 2
CAEL2098
Intermediate Hot Glass
6    P CAEL2049 or relevant prior experience commensurate to a 12 x 3hrs per week introduction to glass blowing
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL2101
Digital Effects for Film and Video
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL2102
Digital Editing for Film and Video
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level Studio Foundation units in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
Semester 2
3000 level units of study
CAEL3014
Image/Object in Photomedia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
N CAEL2043
Semester 1
CAEL3015
Glass in Time: Advanced Hot Glass
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts including CAEL2049
N CAEL2078
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL3016
Experimental Film
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL3017
Skin and Sign: Ceramic Surfaces
6    N CAEL2073
Semester 2
CAEL3018
Introduction to Digital Publishing
6    N CAEL2052
Semester 2
CAEL3020
Critical Bodies: Performance Art Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL3021
Expanded Painting
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL3022
Posters to Paste-ups
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
N CAEL2051
Semester 1