units

AHT4406

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Fine Art
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Dr Daniel Palmer

Synopsis

Students enrolled in this unit will complete a six-week internship with an external organisation, such as a gallery or museum, for a minimum of one day per week. The internship is self-managed, with the assistance of the Unit Coordinator and host organisation. The internship experience will enable students to put their skills and knowledge into practice in a professional workplace, and build industry contacts and confidence. Students will complete a journal that documents and reflects on the internship experience.

Outcomes

  1. work effectively in a professional environment
  2. understand the essential elements of museum and gallery administration
  3. apply and extend knowledge obtained through their degree in a professional setting
  4. work autonomously on a range of tasks, such as the installation of artworks and the marketing of exhibitions
  5. communicate the results of the internship through a reflexive journal

Assessment

Written report (1000 words) 100%

Workload requirements

Off-campus: 48 hours (approximately one day per week over six weeks)

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Must have passed 96 credit points towards the BFA Art History and Curating