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MVA4022

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Robert Nelson

Synopsis

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to interrogate the intention within their work, submitting it to critical scrutiny and either defending it or modifying it against such scrutiny, be able to argue in favour of their chosen working method, be able to argue the contemporary relevance of their work, and have a self-critical understanding of their practice, especially with respect to ideological issues like gender, class and ethnicity.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. be able to interrogate the intention within their work, submitting it to critical scrutiny and either defending it or modifying it against such scrutiny;
  2. be able to argue in favour of their chosen working method;
  3. be able to argue the contemporary relevance of their work;
  4. have a self-critical understanding of their practice, especially with respect to ideological issues like gender, class and ethnicity.

Assessment

Preliminary assignment on studio proposal (1500 words) 25%
Seminar paper (4500 words) 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Robert Nelson

Contact hours

12-hours per week including one 2-hour seminar plus 10-hours of independent study

Prerequisites

Admission to MVA