Courses & Units

Complementary Study HXA301

Launceston

Note:

Available only to BCA students; enrolment subject to approval of Head of Discipline or Course Coordinator

Introduction

In this unit you commit to an investigative project in a specialized area that complements your major study. The proposal for the project must be negotiated with the Head of the Discipline or Course Coordinator, and given in written form to the unit coordinator before your enrolment is approved.

The investigation and outcome of your project is self-directed under the supervision of the unit coordinator. You may choose to investigate an aspect of your creative practice via a practical or theoretical methodology. You will work through the testing and development of your ideas to a final public outcome of your project. In the process of development you will document and reflect on your practice to inform meetings with the unit coordinator.

Summary

Unit name Complementary Study
Unit code HXA301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Head of Discipline as Coordinator and one other designated staff member or outside consultant/adviser

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Summer school On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Winter school On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Spring school On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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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
Summer school 2/1/2020 13/1/2020 28/1/2020 23/2/2020
Winter school 1/6/2020 10/6/2020 22/6/2020 12/7/2020
Spring school 19/10/2020 4/11/2020 26/11/2020 3/1/2021

* 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).

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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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the processes and methodologies of your chosen art form.
  2. Critically analyse and respond to creative work-in-progress.
  3. Clearly articulate your working methods and artistic rationale, and contextualise your work within artistic lineages.
  4. Present your work within a public forum to a professional standard.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,363.00 100199

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

  • successful completion of Year 1 (100%) of the BCA

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hrs -- 1 hr consultation, 2 hrs project sessions -- weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Oral presentation 5-10minutes | 20% | ILO 1, 3

Assessment Task 2: Work-in-progress presentation 1200 words or equivalent | 20% | ILO 1, 2, 3,

Assessment Task 3: Work-in-progress presentation 2000 words or equivalent | 30% | ILO 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 4:  Public presentation  of creative work |30% | ILO 1, 2, 3,

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

Recommended

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