Studio Theory A (THAP1211)


This Unit of Study investigates the development of contemporary practices in the visual arts. It aims to explore historical contexts, the meaning of artworks and conceptual developments in studio practice.Students will be encouraged to investigate historical contexts and models of practice relating to specific practitioners. Learning activities may include gallery visits, written projects and group work.This unit is based in your studio area.

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Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 80 hrs


Assessment is based on successful completion of written and or/seminar assignments (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


MSTD1111, MSTD1121, CADR1001, and THAP1201

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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.