Courses & Units

Digital Imaging - Foundations FFR252

Launceston

Note:

available as an elective; quotas apply

Introduction

This unit provides students with a theoretical and technical introduction to digital imaging focusing on art related applications. The unit provides a technical foundation for the use of digital imaging as a vehicle for the visual communication of ideas and content. Students will be introduced to basic procedures for capturing, generating, editing and manipulating images from point of origin to output. Digital Imaging has the capacity to cross over into many other media platforms and as such hybrid projects that involve photography, performance, sculpture, video, textiles, painting, drawing and ceramics are encouraged with a primary emphasis is on digital image component. Students will be asked to consider the conceptual and aesthetic relationships forged within and across the medium.

Summary

Unit name Digital Imaging - Foundations
Unit code FFR252
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

Dr T Ruffels (coordinator), other staff tba

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 100501

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hrs contact weekly, lecture/demonstration, group critique, individual supervision (13 wks) or

39 hours comprised of lectures/demonstrations, practical workshops, critiques and consultation over 10 days (Summer School)

Assessment

Formal folio/presentation of set class projects 80% Research Assignment 20%

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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