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ADM5001

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Postgraduate - Unit

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (External Candidature)
Coordinator(s)Dr Fiona Macdonald

Synopsis

Research Methods introduces the candidates to methodology in the critical context of contemporary art practice. The unit is undertaken at the initial stages of the research degree and encourages candidates to conceptualise their research project across theory and practice within a field of inquiry.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have developed a critical awareness to research in their discipline
  2. have developed an understanding of methodologies in contemporary art research
  3. have developed a critical approach to the analysis of bibliographic sources
  4. have developed an understanding of research ethics and research integrity
  5. appreciate the difference between professional practice in their discipline and research in their discipline
  6. have prepared for MFA confirmation.

Assessment

Annotated Bibliography (1500 words): 25%
Literature Review (3500 words): 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours per week, 8 hours of private study