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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Prato Trimester 3 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr John Gregory


This unit is designed to assist honours students specializing in art/design theory to extend their preferred field/s of study through a program of directed reading and critical writing, facilitated by regular seminars with senior Theory staff.


  1. To enable honours-level students to consolidate and extend their reading in fields of study relevant
to their research.
  1. To encourage and develop students' capacity to formulate critical responses and develop
sophisticated written interpretations of key issues in the field of art and/or design theory.
  1. To encourage students to explore new or unfamiliar theoretical material of relevance to their
advanced studies in art and/or design theory.


Literature report (2000 words) 70%; Essay (4000 words) 70%

Contact hours

2 hours of seminars and 10 hours of private study per week