Course Code: BH-FA
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Social Practice and Community Engagement)
|Research Methods (social Practice)Core||12.5|
Research Methods (social Practice)
A weekly seminar that introduces and examines the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice-led research. This seminar acquaints students with a range of research methods and paradigms, covering key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts and music as relevant to artists with a socially-engaged, interdisciplinary practice. The seminar assists students in refining their research question/proposal and developing a research methodology appropriate to their project and its community context. In the seminar research skills, techniques and methodologies are demonstrated both by instruction and example.
|Major Project (Social Practice)Core||75|
Major Project (Social Practice)
Through independent research, students undertake a year-long project in the field of social practice under the guidance of an individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year.
|Research Paper (Social Practice)Core||12.5|
Research Paper (Social Practice)
The supervised research paper will identify and critically reflect on an issue persuasively presented as relevant to the candidate's major project. The key task of the research paper is to demonstrate that candidate comprehends their situation as a cultural producer within an artistic field of comparable activity. The research paper demonstrates the candidate’s capacity for refined investigation that can critically address contemporary contexts of production, as well as identify thematic, political and historical issues that pertain to the major creative project. Students are expected to present aspects of their research to their peers and produce a 5,000 - 7,000 word research paper for e...