Courses & Units

Creative Arts Thesis Project B FSA417

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

For part-time students only. Full time students need to enrol in FSA415

Introduction

In the case of Honours ( Studio Research) candidates, the thesis is a resolved body of art or design work and an accompanying exegesis based on your own line of speculative self-directed research, building on the context for the project investigated in the Defining the Field unit, and the work completed for the Studio Project Design and Studio Project Development units. Your completed thesis is exhibited in the Honours Examination Exhibition installed in various locations through the Tasmanian School of Art, with key representative works included in the group Honours show in the Plimsoll Gallery.

In the case of Honours ( Theory Research) candidates, the thesis is a written document based on your own primary or secondary research building on the preliminary work completed for the Theory Project Design and Defining the Field units. Your completed thesis should be presented as a soft bound document for final examination.

Summary

Unit name Creative Arts Thesis Project B
Unit code FSA417
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff Honours Coordinator, Anne MacDonald and relevant studio or theory staff as required
Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $1,671.00 2020: $4,890.00 100300

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

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Regular supervisory meetings and group critiques

Assessment

Studio Research candidates submit their final body of studio work and a 5,000 word exegesis summarising the research project and its context, how it was pursued and its final outcomes.
Oral presentation (10%) exegesis (25%) thesis of art or design work (65%)

Theory Research candidates submit a 15,000 word thesis.
Oral presentation (10%) written thesis (90%)

Studio and Theory submissions are assessed by a panel of academic staff including an external examiner: an independent expert appointed by the Head of School.

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Textbooks

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