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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

24

Unit aim

Encourages substantial progress towards producing a coherent and competent body of work, which shows professional ability and individual expression. In this unit emphasis is placed on independent investigation, and the development of the creative and expressive potential inherent in the student's work. Imagination and curiosity, combined with advanced innovation in material handling and ideas should be evident at this stage of students' practice.

Unit content

  • Exhibition proposal writing
  • Workshop and studio establishment
  • Exhibition strategies and production
  • Studio routines and strategies
  • Media problem solving
  • Advanced critique - writing and speaking on art

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate an ability to establish and pursue an ambitious and practical individual studio program
2 demonstrate substantial progress towards producing a coherent and competent body of work which demonstrates professional ability and individuality of expression
3 manifest individual research interests and personal responses to contemporary art debates
4 manifest self-motivation, and the ability to construct a program of artwork with a coherent direction and imaginatively addresses their own interests
5 demonstrate ability to produce artworks which display conviction, confidence and control in ideas and materials, and the ability to isolate areas of process that require further research and sustain further development
6 demonstrate specific material problem solving within the context of an individual work program and understand how to apply existing materials and technologies in new contexts.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to establish and pursue an ambitious and practical individual studio program
  2. demonstrate substantial progress towards producing a coherent and competent body of work which demonstrates professional ability and individuality of expression
  3. manifest individual research interests and personal responses to contemporary art debates
  4. manifest self-motivation, and the ability to construct a program of artwork with a coherent direction and imaginatively addresses their own interests
  5. demonstrate ability to produce artworks which display conviction, confidence and control in ideas and materials, and the ability to isolate areas of process that require further research and sustain further development
  6. demonstrate specific material problem solving within the context of an individual work program and understand how to apply existing materials and technologies in new contexts.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.