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Visual Arts Education Major

Code: MABUTK

Equips students with the skills and knowledge to teach Years 7 to 12 Visual Arts, with an emphasis on visual literacy foundations.

Emphasis is also placed upon collaborative teaching processes, whilst acknowledging the importance of individual creative practice.

Availability

Availability

Joondalup

Mount Lawley

Offered

South West (Bunbury)

Online

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Major details

Structure

Structure

Students are required to complete 10 Content units and 2 Curriculum units. Content units educate students in the subject area and the Curriculum units explain how to teach the subject area to others.

Content Units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
AED1110Introduction to Ceramics15
VIS1305Materials and Methods: Approaches to Studio15
VIS2520Journaling and Drawing15
VIS2120Painting Studio 115
VIS2315Art History: Enduring Traces15
VIS2140Printmaking Studio 1: Intaglio and Relief15
PHO3120Reconfigured Images15
CUR4210Curriculum Enrichment for the Major Secondary Specialisation15
Plus 2 units from:
VIS2130 ^Spatial Studio15
VIS3120 ^Painting Studio 215
VIS3140 ^Printmaking Studio 2: Photographic Processes15
TDD3210 ^Glass Design15
DTM2104 ^Materials Design and Technology 315
Curriculum Units
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
AED2203Art Education Foundations15
AED2303Lower Secondary Art Education (Years 7-9)15

^ Core Option

Employment Opportunities

This major is designed for students wishing to become secondary Visual Arts teachers and allows graduates to also work in the K-6 setting as specialist teachers. Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in both government and non-government secondary schools.

Possible future job titles

Visual Arts Teacher

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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