Research Methodology in Art Practice (RMAP5003)


Research Methodology in Art Practice (RMAP) investigates traditional research skills, literature reviews and statistical testing/analysis as well as emergent and interdisciplinary methodologies drawn from intuitive reflective practice in the studio. RMAP explores the pursuit of knowledge and realization of singular perspectives through practice-led visual arts research, emphasizing the interaction between creative practice and the discursive component.

Further unit of study information


1x2-hour seminar/week


basic research skills assessment (20%) and research writing and presentation (30%) and research proposal (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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.