Courses & Units

Professional Practices 2A FSA782


This unit is available within the following courses: Graduate Diploma of Visual Communication, Master of Visual Communication, Graduate Diploma of Fine Art and Design, Master of Fine Art and Design.

Full-time students will enrol in FSA782 and FSA783 concurrently in the same semester; and part-time students will enrol in FSA782 and FSA783 over two consecutive semesters.


In this unit you will develop a self-directed professional practice project or series of projects extending those undertaken in Professional Practices 1A and 1B, and agreed upon in consultation with your supervisor and the coursework postgraduate coordinator. You will be able to specialise in one of the following areas: Art and Design Theory, Curatorial Studies, Drawing, Time Based Media, 3D Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture or Visual Communication.


Unit name Professional Practices 2A
Unit code FSA782
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff

Anne MacDonald, postgraduate coursework coordinator, and relevant studio and/or theory staff, as required.

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100301

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Prereq: FSA750, FSA772 or FSA781

MEXCL: FSA751, FFA751 and FSA773


FSA779 and FSA781 or FSA709

Mutual Exclusions

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

FSA751 or FFA751 or FSA773


Teaching Pattern

A weekly seminar program of student led presentations, discussions and group critiques. Regular supervisory meetings by arrangement.


Commenced in FSA782 and completed in FSA783. The final submission consisting of an appropriately documented self-directed project (90%) and a 1,000 word project summary (10%) will be examined at the conclusion of FSA783. Assessed by relevant studio and/or theory staff and the postgraduate coursework coordinator.

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