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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Bernard Hoffert


Demands an expression of the synthesising which occurred throughout the studio work and so results in a 'conclusion' in the form of an argument for the cultural significance of the work.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have competence in documenting their visual work with critical reflections on the process and outcome of their studio work;
  2. be able to sustain against critical scrutiny the relationship between the stated intentions of their proposal and the results of the studio work;
  3. be able to evaluate and explain the visual achievements, and justify the claim of the work making an artistic contribution of substantial significance;
  4. be able critically to review insights into the artistic process suggested by the visual research.


Preliminary work on paper: 25%
Paper concerning the documentation of achievements (5000 words): 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Bernard Hoffert

Contact hours

2 hours per week, 10 hours of private study