Courses & Units

Professional Practices 1B FSA781


This unit is available within the following courses: Graduate Certificate of Visual Communication, Graduate Diploma of Visual Communication, Master of Visual Communication, Graduate Certificate of Fine Art and Design, Graduate Diploma of Fine Art and Design, Master of Fine Art and Design.


Professional Practices aims to facilitate students' creative capacity and skills development to enable them to produce professional art, design, theoretical or curatorial work through the development and realisation of one or more self-directed projects. Projects are supervised by academic staff from one of the following disciplines: Art and Design Theory, Curatorial Studies, Drawing, Electronic Media, 3D Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, and Visual Communication.


Unit name Professional Practices 1B
Unit code FSA781
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

Anne MacDonald, postgraduate coursework coordinator; and relevant studio and/or theory staff, as required.

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100301

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FSA771 or FSA779

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FSA750, FSA772


Teaching Pattern

A weekly seminar program of student led presentations, discussions and group critiques. Regular supervisory meetings by arrangement.


Assessed by relevant studio and/or theory staff and the coursework postgraduate coordinator.

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