For Honours (Theory Research) students only
The aim of this unit is to develop your skills in critical analysis and argument in relation to current theoretical debates and methodologies in the visual arts that are relevant to your research concerns. In consultation with your Honours supervisor, you will develop, research and write two essays. The first will analyse the usefulness of one of the following approaches in Contemporary Visual Theory - marxism, feminism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, postcolonialism and phenomenology - while the second essay will be on a topic related to, but distinct from that of your Honours thesis.
|Unit name||Contemporary Visual Theory|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Honours Coordinator, Anne MacDonald; Art and Design Theory Coordinator, Dr. Llewellyn Negrin; relevant theory lecturers as required.
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $4,414.00||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.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Regular supervisory meetings by arrangement
2x 3,000 word essays each worth 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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