Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours (F4R)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2022

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

  What is an ATAR
  Course rules

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students.

To apply, please refer to the equivalent Bachelor of Fine Arts (13R).

We are no longer taking applications for this version of the degree (F4R) as from 2019.

Continuing students in this course, refer to the archived page link above for the year you commenced.

Course structure

In year 1 students will be required to enrol in and pass 100pts of introductory level units (ie 8 x 12.5pt units) comprising

Critical Practices major core units (50cp):

The purpose of this unit is to introduce you to art making as an integrated process of material exploration and critical thinking; you will learn how making and thinking go together in effective artistic communication. You will also develop the…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit will introduce methods used to describe, analyse and evaluate art and reflect on the discussions and debates that surround it in historical and contemporary terms. You will engage in reading, writing and making tasks which connect the field…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studio major - choose 2 of the following:

HOBART based students will choose 2 units from the following (25cp):

This practical unit introduces you to key knowledge and concepts used in contemporary drawing practice. You will undertake a suite of exploratory exercises that will develop your practical knowledge of drawing, observation, composition, the visual elements (line, tone, shape, volume,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The moving image is the dominant form of communication in the world today, online and through television and cinema. Time Based Media 1 will introduce you to the history and contemporary practice of how artists engage with different time-based media,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

3D Design 1 focuses on developing students' creative, analytical, and technical skills, enabling them to investigate and produce effective design solutions for a range of directed design problems. Directed by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial curriculum,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This studio introduces the multi-disciplinary practice of Visual Communication.Emphasis is placed on the development and acquisition of a repertoire of visual skills, and approaches. Students are encouraged to explore different mediums and methods while integrating theoretical knowledge through research. Projects…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Photography 1 will introduce you to the medium of photography. Directed by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial curriculum, you will be introduced to traditional techniques, new technologies and approaches to contemporary practice. Study of this unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Painting is still a dominant paradigm within contemporary art practice and has a long and varied tradition within the visual arts. By undertaking this unit you will gain an introductory understanding of painting and its place within contemporary visual culture…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students are introduced to the techniques of printmaking as a process of enquiry and creation. You will be introduced to the technical and material possibilities of the print medium and you will learn how to use the studio as both…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sculpture 1 aims to encourage and develop your capacity to research and investigate practical and conceptual approaches to making art, with a view to developing your personal creative ability. Guided by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

INVERESK based students will choose 2 units from the following (25cp):

This unit introduces you to ceramics practices through hands-on exercises, demonstrations, and creative projects. You will undertake a number of small experiments to gain and apply knowledge of a range of ceramic techniques, and explore surface possibilities through the firing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit introduces students to the historical, cultural, theoretical and practical aspects of photomedia practice. Traditional photographic technologies and methodologies are explored and critiqued in combination with contemporary photographic imaging hardware and strategies. Central to this course is the development…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

An introduction to the textiles studio will encourage students to work innovatively with a variety of tactile media. Emphasis will be placed on giving form to an idea through the investigation of technical skills and materials, both traditional and contemporary.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This practical unit introduces you to key knowledge and concepts used in contemporary drawing practice. You will undertake a suite of exploratory exercises that will develop your practical knowledge of drawing, observation, composition, the visual elements (line, tone, shape, volume,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Painting is still a dominant paradigm within contemporary art practice and has a long and varied tradition within the visual arts. By undertaking this unit you will gain an introductory understanding of painting and its place within contemporary visual culture…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students are introduced to the techniques of printmaking as a process of enquiry and creation. You will be introduced to the technical and material possibilities of the print medium and you will learn how to use the studio as both…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sculpture 1 aims to encourage and develop your capacity to research and investigate practical and conceptual approaches to making art, with a view to developing your personal creative ability. Guided by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Electives (25cp) - choose 1 Introductory Degree Elective and 1 Introductory Breadth unit from the Electives list.

Year 2 and 3 totals 200cp of intermediate and advanced level units (or the equivalent of 16 x 12.5cp units) comprising:-

Critical Practices Major:

Intermediate level core units (25cp):

Exhibitions are not only a way to present creative works. They are also a way to make meaning, generate ideas and communicate with an audience. This unit will present key contemporary, historical, philosophical and cultural debates and guide you through…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit will introduce you to writing as a mode of creative expression as well as critique. It will focus on the wide range of ways artists have used the written word as part of project development and cross-arts experimentation.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Advanced level core units (25cp):

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studio Major

HOBART based students will choose 4 of the following Intermediate level units with at least one pair (50cp):

This practical unit will develop your skills in perceptual, conceptual, procedural and imaginary models of drawing. You will undertake a suite of practical exercises and projects that emphasise innovative self-expression and conceptually informed and intuitive creative approaches to drawing. Hand…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This practical unit introduces and builds on concepts of image making through drawing. Within a framework of projects and studio-based exercises you will explore and experiment with ideas and materials that challenge the latent opportunities within contemporary and conventional drawing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

and/or

Building upon the foundation of Time Based Media 1 the specific aspects of practice and process in Sound and Documentary will be explored in greater depth.You will explore Sound as a medium and a material, through a series of in-class…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Building upon the foundation of FSE111, the specific aspects of practice and process in Animation and Media Installation will be explored in greater depth. Animation is one of the most intriguing and captivating forms of contemporary art, bringing objects and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

and/or

3D Design 2A will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with diverse materials, methodologies and processes associated with contemporary design practice. Through group and individual tasks you will develop your ability to collaborate and experiment with materials,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

and/or

The emphasis for this studio is on conceptual development and experimentation; through thinking and making. The unit focuses on the landscape and languages of Visual Communication and its diverse applications, through a range of media, processes, design applications and typography.Studio…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This studio will further extend your critical, analytical, creative, practical and technical skills, enabling you to produce innovative design concepts. You are encouraged to explore different mediums and methods while integrating theoretical knowledge through research. Study of this unit involves…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

and/or

Photography 2A increases your competency in photography by instruction in the use of digital and medium to large format analogue cameras. Flash photography and studio lighting are demonstrated. The notion of photographic truth is investigated through series of illustrated lectures…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Photography 2B will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with methodologies and processes associated with contemporary practice. Through group and individual tasks, you will develop your ability to experiment with aspects of the photographic medium, iterative processes…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

and/or

This unit focuses on the development and deployment of concepts and ideas through a variety of image-making strategies using paint as the primary medium. While you will deal with many of the more traditional issues surrounding painting, you might also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit focuses on the development of ideas and images leading to final, resolved artworks. While you will deal with many of the more traditional issues surrounding painting, you might also employ new technologies, or other non-conventional processes. In undertaking…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

and/or

Students are introduced to more complex printmaking techniques, building on the print processes covered in Printmaking 1. Students will be assigned projects through which they will explore and develop these techniques. As the semester progresses previous print techniques may be…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students continue to be introduced to more complex printmaking techniques, building on the print processes covered in Printmaking 1 & 2A. Students will be assigned projects through which they will explore and develop these techniques. As the semester progresses previous…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

and/or

Sculpture 2A will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with the world of materials and process. Through group and individual tasks in material engagement, you will develop your ability to explore, experiment, investigate and reflect, towards developing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In undertaking this unit students build on their acquired skills to explore sculpture and installation through a range of media and techniques, whilst further developing their conceptual approach. Students are expected to become increasingly competent with their ability to develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

INVERESK based students will enrol in the below core intermediate units (50cp):

This unit introduces students to arranging for small to medium ensembles in a popular music context. Students will apply musical knowledge acquired in Practical Popular Music Theory 1 and 2 to produce arrangements of new and/or existing work. Students will…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studio 2B continues your development of your practice through studio based explorations and provides further opportunities to articulate that practice within larger historical, theoretical, cultural, and contemporary visual contexts.This unit will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In undertaking this unit students build on their acquired skills to extend their practice through studio based explorations in a range of media and techniques, whilst further developing their conceptual approach. Students will be guided through more in depth approaches…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In undertaking this unit students build on their acquired skills to extend their practice through studio-based explorations in a range of media and techniques, whilst further developing their conceptual approach. Students will be guided through more in-depth approaches to observation…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

PLUS the below core advanced level units regardless of location (50cp):

You will be coached in the generation of ideas for art and design projects through speculative play and experimentation.You will develop an independent Project Proposal through iterations of research, making and reflection. You will develop your creative research practice and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

In this unit you will develop and apply a contextual narrative for a body of resolved work suitable for public exhibition and display. You will engage in the processes and strategies of refinement, which can include iteration, material manipulation, reflection…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Elective units (50cp) - see below for more detail

Of the two electives (25cp) required in Year 1, students will choose 1 introductory Degree Elective and 1 introductory Breadth units.

Of the four electives (50cp) required in Year 2 and 3, students must complete 1 Breadth unit, 1 Degree Elective and 2 Student Electives within the below unit level requirements:

      Introductory level:  0 minimum to 2 maximum;

      Intermediate level: 0 minimum to 4 maximum;

      Advanced level:       0 minimum to 4 maximum.

Of the 6 electives required for the degree,  you need to pass 2 Degree Electives; 2 Breadth; and 2 Student Electives.   In your study plan in eStudent, the electives have been configured to the below introductory, intermediate and advanced levels.  If, however, you would like to discuss an alternative configuration, please contact Arts Student Central.

Introductory level:
HOBART based:-

This practical unit introduces you to key knowledge and concepts used in contemporary drawing practice. You will undertake a suite of exploratory exercises that will develop your practical knowledge of drawing, observation, composition, the visual elements (line, tone, shape, volume,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The moving image is the dominant form of communication in the world today, online and through television and cinema. Time Based Media 1 will introduce you to the history and contemporary practice of how artists engage with different time-based media,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

3D Design 1 focuses on developing students' creative, analytical, and technical skills, enabling them to investigate and produce effective design solutions for a range of directed design problems. Directed by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial curriculum,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The 21st century is presenting a revolution in making that is characterised by a departure from the heavy infrastructure of mass production to the bespoke digital design and manufacture of objects. CNC Routers, 3D printers, Laser cutters are revolutionising this…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This studio introduces the multi-disciplinary practice of Visual Communication.Emphasis is placed on the development and acquisition of a repertoire of visual skills, and approaches. Students are encouraged to explore different mediums and methods while integrating theoretical knowledge through research. Projects…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Photography 1 will introduce you to the medium of photography. Directed by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial curriculum, you will be introduced to traditional techniques, new technologies and approaches to contemporary practice. Study of this unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Painting is still a dominant paradigm within contemporary art practice and has a long and varied tradition within the visual arts. By undertaking this unit you will gain an introductory understanding of painting and its place within contemporary visual culture…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students are introduced to the techniques of printmaking as a process of enquiry and creation. You will be introduced to the technical and material possibilities of the print medium and you will learn how to use the studio as both…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sculpture 1 aims to encourage and develop your capacity to research and investigate practical and conceptual approaches to making art, with a view to developing your personal creative ability. Guided by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The purpose of this unit is to equip you with functional skills in using a camera as a tool for capturing moving and still imagery and to prepare that imagery for other purposes that will be required in your studies.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

1…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit students will be taught observational skills as a training ground to explore the relationship between perception and cognition, rather than representation. The unit will introduce preliminary theories of seeing and interpretation (the ability to communicate ideas visually)…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

INVERESK based:

This unit introduces you to ceramics practices through hands-on exercises, demonstrations, and creative projects. You will undertake a number of small experiments to gain and apply knowledge of a range of ceramic techniques, and explore surface possibilities through the firing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit introduces students to the historical, cultural, theoretical and practical aspects of photomedia practice. Traditional photographic technologies and methodologies are explored and critiqued in combination with contemporary photographic imaging hardware and strategies. Central to this course is the development…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

An introduction to the textiles studio will encourage students to work innovatively with a variety of tactile media. Emphasis will be placed on giving form to an idea through the investigation of technical skills and materials, both traditional and contemporary.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This practical unit introduces you to key knowledge and concepts used in contemporary drawing practice. You will undertake a suite of exploratory exercises that will develop your practical knowledge of drawing, observation, composition, the visual elements (line, tone, shape, volume,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Painting is still a dominant paradigm within contemporary art practice and has a long and varied tradition within the visual arts. By undertaking this unit you will gain an introductory understanding of painting and its place within contemporary visual culture…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students are introduced to the techniques of printmaking as a process of enquiry and creation. You will be introduced to the technical and material possibilities of the print medium and you will learn how to use the studio as both…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sculpture 1 aims to encourage and develop your capacity to research and investigate practical and conceptual approaches to making art, with a view to developing your personal creative ability. Guided by staff and technicians, in the context of a studio/workshop/tutorial…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Intermediate level
HOBART based:

This practical unit will develop your skills in perceptual, conceptual, procedural and imaginary models of drawing. You will undertake a suite of practical exercises and projects that emphasise innovative self-expression and conceptually informed and intuitive creative approaches to drawing. Hand…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This practical unit introduces and builds on concepts of image making through drawing. Within a framework of projects and studio-based exercises you will explore and experiment with ideas and materials that challenge the latent opportunities within contemporary and conventional drawing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides learning experiences in a range of principles and practices pertaining to drawing the human form. You will build skills in observation and in the pictorial principles of line, proportion, structure, volume, and space.Classes are structured around drawing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This practical unit introduces and builds on concepts of image making through drawing. Within a framework of projects and studio-based exercises you will explore and experiment with ideas and materials that challenge the latent opportunities within contemporary and conventional drawing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Building upon the foundation of Time Based Media 1 the specific aspects of practice and process in Sound and Documentary will be explored in greater depth.You will explore Sound as a medium and a material, through a series of in-class…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Building upon the foundation of FSE111, the specific aspects of practice and process in Animation and Media Installation will be explored in greater depth. Animation is one of the most intriguing and captivating forms of contemporary art, bringing objects and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

3D Design 2A will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with diverse materials, methodologies and processes associated with contemporary design practice. Through group and individual tasks you will develop your ability to collaborate and experiment with materials,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The emphasis for this studio is on conceptual development and experimentation; through thinking and making. The unit focuses on the landscape and languages of Visual Communication and its diverse applications, through a range of media, processes, design applications and typography.Studio…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This studio will further extend your critical, analytical, creative, practical and technical skills, enabling you to produce innovative design concepts. You are encouraged to explore different mediums and methods while integrating theoretical knowledge through research. Study of this unit involves…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Photography 2A increases your competency in photography by instruction in the use of digital and medium to large format analogue cameras. Flash photography and studio lighting are demonstrated. The notion of photographic truth is investigated through series of illustrated lectures…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Photography 2B will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with methodologies and processes associated with contemporary practice. Through group and individual tasks, you will develop your ability to experiment with aspects of the photographic medium, iterative processes…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit focuses on the development and deployment of concepts and ideas through a variety of image-making strategies using paint as the primary medium. While you will deal with many of the more traditional issues surrounding painting, you might also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit focuses on the development of ideas and images leading to final, resolved artworks. While you will deal with many of the more traditional issues surrounding painting, you might also employ new technologies, or other non-conventional processes. In undertaking…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students are introduced to more complex printmaking techniques, building on the print processes covered in Printmaking 1. Students will be assigned projects through which they will explore and develop these techniques. As the semester progresses previous print techniques may be…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students continue to be introduced to more complex printmaking techniques, building on the print processes covered in Printmaking 1 & 2A. Students will be assigned projects through which they will explore and develop these techniques. As the semester progresses previous…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Sculpture 2A will diversify and broaden your capacity to understand and engage with the world of materials and process. Through group and individual tasks in material engagement, you will develop your ability to explore, experiment, investigate and reflect, towards developing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In undertaking this unit students build on their acquired skills to explore sculpture and installation through a range of media and techniques, whilst further developing their conceptual approach. Students are expected to become increasingly competent with their ability to develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines narrative and forms of image making through investigations into artists' books or other sequential art forms such as editions, graphic novels, zines, animation, illustration, film and print. The unit will build skills in material thinking, typography, image…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

INVERESK based:

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Craft 'won't stay put'. In a cultural moment in which the handmade and artisanal are catch cries, while new technologies open different ways of making, questions about what craft was, is, and could be blur boundaries between craft, art and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This project-based unit explores dialogues and contemporary cross=overs between ideas of place, space and environment. It examines formal and informal ways of navigating, constructing and responding to constructed and natural environments. Considering the role of agency, site specificity and performativity,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores approaches to art practice and the body using a range of creative methods. From painting to sculpture, photography to performance art, ideas about the body have been part of the creative expression of many cultures. You will…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Advanced level
HOBART based:

This unit provides learning experiences in a range of principles and practices pertaining to drawing the human form. You will build skills in observation and in the pictorial principles of line, proportion, structure, volume, and space.Classes are structured around drawing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit increases skills of observational drawing and in expressive mark-making through studying and drawing the human figure. You will be taught the principles of drawing forms in space and the elements of line, movement, structure and volume. Classes are…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This work-integrated learning unit will provide you with an opportunity to be guided and supported in undertaking a public creative work. As a member of a team, you will be provided with a brief. Your team’s response will be guided…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartWinter school

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

In order to undertake this unit you will have been offered a significant industry-based professional development opportunity.This opportunity could be:• An industry placement in a cultural institution;• selection in a curated exhibition;• an internship;• curating an exhibition;• writing a scholarly…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

You and your peers will pitch a substantial project for public presentation, exhibition, screening or performance. (in this case PANOPTICON II)For your pitch to be successful, you will need to demonstrate that the idea is achievable and that it will…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Drawing on multiple interpretations of the term current (belonging to the time actually passing; passing from one to another; circulating and flowing), Current Practice (In-coming) and its sister unit Current Practices (Out-going) provides a framework for significant modes of engagement…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Unit Description/Introduction:Current Practice B (Out-going) offers a unique opportunity to engage with contemporary arts practice, ideas and discourse by attending a major international contemporary arts event held overseas or interstate. The unit draws on multiple definitions of the term ‘current’:…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

INVERESK based:

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

X…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Craft 'won't stay put'. In a cultural moment in which the handmade and artisanal are catch cries, while new technologies open different ways of making, questions about what craft was, is, and could be blur boundaries between craft, art and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

x…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Introductory level

Contemporary media is saturated with images of extreme weather events, hunger,poverty, conflict, pollution, austerity, and financial crisis. Mounting evidence suggeststhe 21st century will be defined by unprecedented challenges related to environmentalinstability, economic inequality and risks to social well-being on a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Do you want to make a difference to something in the world you care about? Would you like some time and space to consider, develop and test your approaches in a safe environment, supported by experts in the field? Following…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The challenge of ensuring adequate and sustainable food production and equitable access to food for a diverse human population in the 21st century is crucial and profoundly complex. This unit helps you contribute to meeting this challenge. The interdisciplinary skills…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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

Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Do you consider yourself an ethical individual? Do you think you understand what is meant by social responsibility? We all know that ethical and value-driven leaders are required in society and what this unit will do is challenge your current…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Credit Points: 12.5

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Who owns art: the artist, the purchaser or the culture that it represents? How does art reflect our cultural identity? Why is art a priority victim of war, invasion and the black market. Through different disciplinary lenses including history, art…

Credit Points: 12.5

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In the modern world we must often makedecisions under uncertainty, weighing up ouroptions in the face of incomplete (and oftenconflicting) information. In this unit we examinethe problems of evaluating evidence, formingbeliefs, and making decisions based on thosebeliefs. We do this…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Earth is a lively and dynamic planet that is undergoing rapid changes wrought by the activities of humans. In what ways are these changes impacting on us and other species? Are we precipitating another mass extinction; the 6th major mass…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit uses the theoretical concept of ‘Lifeworlds’ to frame an exploration of the lifeworlds of Indigenous peoples globally: across cultural, social being and doing of Indigenous peoples at the local (palawa/pakana) Tasmania, national (Noongar) Western Australia and international (Navajo…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Credit Points: 12.5

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit will explore the interlinked scientific, technical, environmental, economic, social and political factors that have shaped society's energy usage and which will impact on future energy policy and decision making.Energy science, technology, usage and energy policy affect almost all…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

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

Intermediate level

This unit gives students the opportunity to build skills essential to crafting and communicating effective arguments. Every academic discipline values the ability to articulate a clear argument and to support it with logical reasons and persuasive evidence. Achieving the learning…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This second-year unit Working with Communities will give students in a range of conceptual and practical tools to understand the complex idea of community and skills to work effectively with diverse communities in their professional practice. The focus is on…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit introduces students to Big History, with a special focus on Tasmania. Big History is anevolving interdisciplinary field that investigates human history within the historical time scales ofgeological and biological history. It does so to understand how powerful forces…

Credit Points: 12.5

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We live in a world of sciences. From the pure physics of string theory to the applied sociology of interventions, from the study of nanoparticles to broadband strategies. Science, in its various forms, plays an important role in how we…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of ‘forensic studies’. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the ‘forensic sciences’ as a social phenomenon. Forensic science has captured the public imagination in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this breadth unit you will investigate how to enhance resilience in the face of an emergency. Breadth units are units that must address ‘wicked problems’. A wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Human Rights are fundamental human rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of humanity. They are underpinned by concepts of human dignity and the essential equality of all people. This breadth unit takes an inter-disciplinary perspective to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Naturally hazardous events do not necessarily result in natural disasters, rather, natural disasters are measured by the impacts of the event on people. This unit will introduce the natural earth systems that create natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunami,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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

In the post-truth world, we need to look at data of all types with fresh eyes, to be able to discern patternsand what they might evidence. Participants learn how interpretations can be biased by existingparadigms, and by cultural context. Diverse…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit draws on popular culture texts from the humanities – such as anime and film – and discusses these in terms of issues related to health science and ethics. The aim is to encourage students to think about what…

Credit Points: 12.5

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Tasmania has a growing reputation as a gourmet paradise, with high quality primary products and a growing fermented food and drink industry. In this unit, students will learn about the full production life cycle for fermented food and drink, from…

Credit Points: 12.5

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This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies and approaches,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Advanced level

This unit will provide you with the intellectual resources to reach your own informed judgments about when it would be morally right for your nation to resort to the use of armed force and what legal limits the use of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The fast-paced development of new digital technologies provides powerful resources for addressing today's social and environmental challenges. Combining the perspectives of business entrepreneurship, regional science and information systems, this breadth unit will uncover the potential of digitally connected social entrepreneurship…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

One Ocean examines all aspects of the ocean to emphasise its interconnectedness, physically, biologically, climatically, culturally and economically for humanity. This unit describes the Earth’s ocean as an entity; the roles that it plays in life on Earth and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Human Rights are fundamental rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of humanity. They are underpinned by concepts of human dignity and the essential equality of all people. This unit takes an interdisciplinary perspective to the development,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Student electives are your choice of unit from any study area across the University, subject to meeting relevant prerequisites and quotas.  You may choose to enrol in additional fine art units or a study area from another degree (eg Geology, Marketing, Chinese).  To explore the vast array of study areas from other degrees go to www.utas.edu.au/courses/search-units? and use the  selection criteria to obtain more specific data (for example introductory level, semester 1, hobart, study area: french).   If you need further assistance please contact Arts Student Central, Tel: 61 3 6226 7814 or email Arts.Faculty@utas.edu.au.

Choose either Professional Honours or Research Honours

Professional Honours

Core units:

This unit provides practice-led Honours students with ideas,knowledge, and skills for doing research and professionalpractice across a broad range of disciplines. It supportsindividual studio-based enquiries and interdisciplinarypractices in visual arts, design and theatre andperformance.The research conducted for this unit will…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will concentrate on developing a body ofwork of a speculative and individual nature.Experimentation is encouraged, as is a firm commitment tothe articulation of practice-led enquiries in written, verbaland visual form, and its integration into art practice.You…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you resolve and present a body of work of aspeculative and individual nature. This work willdemonstrate your ability to engage in coursework orresearch training at postgraduate level and/or creating aself-defined sustainable practice within a local and globalcontemporary…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides practice-led honours students with skillsin presenting their research for professional audiences andpurposes. This unit explores the range of requirements forworking ethically and professionally in the world andprepares the candidate for further academic study. The unitequips the candidate…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Research Honours

Core units:

This unit provides practice-led Honours students with ideas,knowledge, and skills for doing research and professionalpractice across a broad range of disciplines. It supportsindividual studio-based enquiries and interdisciplinarypractices in visual arts, design and theatre andperformance.The research conducted for this unit will…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides practice-led honours students with skillsin presenting their research for academic audiences andpurposes. This unit explores the range of requirements forworking ethically and professionally in the world andprepares the candidate for further academic study. The unitequips the candidate…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will concentrate on developing a body ofwork of a speculative and individual nature.Experimentation is encouraged, as is a firm commitment tothe articulation of practice-led enquiries in written, verbaland visual form, and its integration into art practice.You…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you resolve and present a body of work of aspeculative and individual nature. This work willdemonstrate your ability to engage in coursework orresearch training at postgraduate level and/or creating aself-defined sustainable practice within a local and globalcontemporary…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students should also enrol in XSB400 Honours in their final semester.

Entry requirements

Continuing students refer to the course page and code provided above for the year you commenced. New students go to 13R.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $30,450 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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