Course Code: BH-FA
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Visual Art)
|Research Methods (Visual Art)Core||12.5|
Research Methods (Visual Art)
A weekly seminar that begins to introduce and examine the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice led research. This seminar acquaints students with a range of research methods and research paradigms, key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts. It assists students in refining their research question/proposal and developing a research methodology appropriate to their discipline and project. In the seminar research skills, techniques and methodologies are demonstrated both by instruction and example.
Detailed Information FINA40004
|Semester 1 (Year long)|
|Major Project (Visual Art)Core||75|
Major Project (Visual Art)
At the time of selection the written outline of the proposed major project is submitted. This provides the framework for developing the lines of inquiry taken by the student. Through the course of independent research students undertake their year-long project under the guidance of their individual supervisor for presentation at the end of the academic year.
Detailed Information FINA40003
|Research Paper (Visual Art)Core||12.5|
Research Paper (Visual Art)
The research paper should identify and critically reflect on an issue pervasively presented as relevant to the candidate's major project. The key task is that the research paper demonstrates the candidate comprehends their situation as an artist within a field of comparable activity. It should demonstrate a capacity for critical investigation and discrimination and address context as well as identify pertinent thematic technical, stylistic and formal issues. Students are expected to present aspects of their research to their peers and produce a 5,000 - 7,000 word research paper for examination at the completion of the year.
Detailed Information FINA40005