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Allows students to specialise in practices such as painting, printmaking or textiles, or work across interdisciplinary pathways in a range of activities within visual arts.
The major develops studio and professional skills necessary to work as a practising artist, including exhibiting work and presenting portfolios.
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Students may undertake a work placement with an arts organisation, where appropriate activities or projects are available.
Students must attend 20 working days with the host organisation. This must be planned as part of their learning agreement and detail days suitable to the organisation and the student. A meeting with the organisation and liaison to determine this plan is part of the requirement.
The student must complete a risk management plan in consultation with the host organisation and provide copies to the organisation and the university coordinator.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|VIS2530||Field and Studio||15|
|VIS2545||Artists Books: Materiality of Word and Image||15|
|VIS2601||Art in Context||15|
|VIS3120||Painting Studio 2||15|
|VIS3602||Studio and Professional Practice||15|
|Students are also required to complete the following Foundation units for this Major, as part of their course requirements:|
|VIS1303||Introduction to Drawing||15|
|VIS1305||Materials and Methods: Approaches to Studio||15|
Graduates can find employment as curators, artists, designers, exhibition and installation team members and writers about arts, both nationally and internationally. Some continue to develop their research through higher degrees and others do postgraduate study and work as teachers. Graduates might also develop a public profile as an artist and undertake artwork for public and private organisations.
Curator, Artist, Arts Writer, Exhibition or Installation Team Member, Multidisciplinary Artist or Designer, Gallery Attendant, Public Artist
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