Sculpture Elective Introductory (MSTD7611)


The Introductory Elective unit in Sculpture provides a studio-based approach to the production of creative work. Throughout the semester students will, in consultation with an academic staff member, follow a project-based curriculum, addressing concepts, methodologies and technologies integral to contemporary Sculpture. Individual and/or collaborative, studio-based projects will be supported by technical demonstrations and workshops. These assist students to develop competence with a range of sculptural methodologies. The elective provides for the development and enhancement of critical skills through group and individual tutorials and critiques.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 60 hrs


1x assessment task in week 4, 5 or 6 (20%) and 1x15 min oral examination of presentation of studio projects (80%) in week 15


Refer to Studio Reading List.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


MSTD2561 or MSTD2562 or MSTD3561 or MSTD3562

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.