Courses & Units

Theory Basics FFA192

Launceston

Note:

Introduction

The unit introduces theories of the visual and performing arts through criticism and related cultural, historical and theoretical themes, including ideas of subjectivity, performativity, space and site, regionalism, nationalism and globalism. Skills in observation, critique and communication are developed through lectures, tutorial discussions and a range of assessment tasks. Emphasis is placed on acquiring the language and critical tools with which to engage with the visual and performing arts in a cross-disciplinary atmosphere.

Summary

Unit name Theory Basics
Unit code FFA192
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Karen Hall (Coordinator)

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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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 100301

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.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

39 hours seminars, lectures and group work over 13 weeks.

Assessment

Reflective journal (2500-word equivalent) (40%), seminar presentation with 500-word summary (20%), 1500-word essay (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

To be advised by the Unit Coordinator

Recommended

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