Courses & Units

Professional Practices 2B FSA783



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 2B
Unit code FSA783
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts

Toby Juliff

Teaching staff

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

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


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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100301 $1,987.00 $1,987.00 not applicable $4,890.00

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Prereq: FSA773 or FSA782

MEXCL: FSA751, FFA751, FSA774


FSA779 and FSA781, or FSA708 and FSA709

Mutual Exclusions

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

FSA751 or FFA751 or FSA774


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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