Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Semester 2 2020 unit of study availability

Some Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences units of study originally intended to run in Semester 2, 2020 are no longer available.

A full and up-to-date list of units of study available in Semester 2, 2020 from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, can be found on this webpage.
 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Visual Arts (Degree)

The following units are only available to Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies students

Visual Arts

Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, a candidate must complete 192 credit points including:
(i) 72 credit points of Studio units
(ii) 24 credit points of Art History units, of which 12 credit points must be from 1000 level and 12 credit points must be from 2000 or 3000 level.
(iii) A major from Table S, excluding the Visual Arts major
(iv) 12 credit points of Open Learning Environment units from Table O
(v) a minimum of 24 credit points at 4000 level from this table
(vi) elective units from this table, Table O or Table S where appropriate

Bachelor of Visual Arts

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Visual Arts, a candidate must complete 144 credit points including:
(i) 72 credit points of Studio units
(ii) 24 credit points of Art History units, of which 12 credit points must be from 1000 level and 12 credit points must be from 2000 or 3000 level
(iii) 48 credit points from Elective units in this table, Table O or Table S, which may, optionally include a minor or major, excluding the Visual Arts major or minor

Studio units

1000 level units of study

CASF1001
Studio Foundation 1
12      Semester 1
CASF1002
Studio Foundation 2
12    P CASF1001
N CAST1001
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

CAST2001
Studio 1
12    P CASF1002 or CAST1001
Semester 1
CAST2002
Studio 2
12    P CAST2001 or EXCH2005
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

CAST3001
Studio 3
12    P CAST2002 or EXCH2005
Semester 1
CAST3002
Studio 4
12    P CAST3001 or EXCH3005
Semester 2

Art History units

1000-level units of study
ARHT1001
Style and Substance: Introducing Art History
6      Semester 1
ARHT1002
Shock of the Now: Global Art since 1900
6      Semester 2
2000-level units of study
ARHT2612
Forming Power: 17th Century Art and Design

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points in ARHT1001, ARHT1002 or ENGL1011
N ARHT2012
Semester 2
ARHT2614
Pollock to Psychedelia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2616
High Renaissance Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2016
Semester 2
ARHT2618
French Art, Salon to Cezanne
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2018
Semester 2
ARHT2624
Sensation: Contemporary Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
N ARHT2024


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
ARHT2632
Modern Australian Art and Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2032
Semester 1
ARHT2636
Contemporary Aboriginal Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or 12 Junior credit points in GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N ARHT2036
Semester 1
ARHT2640
Contemporary Asian Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2040
Semester 2
ARHT2645
Arts in Imperial China
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2671
Art, Travel, Empires

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2071
Semester 2
ARHT2674
Fashion and Dress: Past and Present

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2675
Fieldwork: Art at the Gallery
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies


Taught as a three-hour block. To meet the agreement we have established with our industry partner, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, this unit will be taught as a three-hour block. This structure allows us to engage in focused and extended object-based learning activities, the logistics and pedagogy of which require an extended block of time. Teaching in a three hour block means less disruption to the gallery's schedule.
Semester 2
ARHT2676
Planetary Art: Nature, Ecology, Environment
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2677
Art, Memory, and Identity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2678
Islamic Art and Architecture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts
Semester 1
FILM2000
From Silent to Sound Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major
N ARHT2052 or ARHT2652
Semester 2
3000-level units of study
ARHT3610
Art in the Age of Giotto

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Art History
N ARHT2610
Semester 2
ARHT3617
British Art and Empire
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
N ARHT2617
Semester 2
ARHT3633
Contemporary Australian Art and Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2633
Semester 2
ARHT3636
Contemporary Indigenous Art
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2636
Semester 1
ARHT3646
Modern Art in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2646
Semester 1
ARHT3662
On Photography and the Wretched Screen

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Art History
N ARHT2662
Semester 1
ARHT3663
Gender and Sexuality in Asian Art History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3672
Fieldwork: Art and the City
12    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
ARHT3673
Art and the Aesthetics of the Everyday

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3674
Objects and Problems: Old Regime Europe

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History Major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT3675
Objects and Problems at Chau Chak Wing Museum
6    P 12 cred points at 2000 level in the Art History major
Semester 2
FILM3000
Cinematic Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT3601
Semester 2

Elective units of study

1000-level units of study
2000-level units of study
CAEL2039
Screen Arts: an Introduction
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2041
The Art of Sound and Noise
6      Semester 1
CAEL2042
Photography and the Darkroom
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Intensive July
Semester 1
CAEL2046
Painting Music
6      Semester 1
CAEL2049
Vessel as Concept: Hot Glass Intro
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2053
Screen Printing: an Introduction
6      Semester 1
CAEL2054
Silversmithing: Exoskeleton Extension
6      Semester 2
CAEL2055
Bodyworks: Jewellery as Communication
6      Semester 1
CAEL2069
Screenwriting and Directing
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2072
Ceramics: Potter's Wheel as Sculptural Tool
6      Semester 1
CAEL2085
Photography and the Lighting Studio
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2092
Sculpture: Introduction
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL2093
Sculpture: Installation and Space
6      Semester 2
CAEL2094
Painting: Transcultural Collaborations
6    N CAEL2067
Semester 2
CAEL2095
Video Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 2
CAPP2003
Professional Placement for Artists

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
3000-level units of study
CAEL3014
Image/Object in Photomedia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
N CAEL2043
Semester 1
CAEL3015
Glass in Time: Advanced Hot Glass
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts including CAEL2049
N CAEL2078
Semester 2
CAEL3016
Experimental Film
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL3017
Skin and Sign: Ceramic Surfaces
6    N CAEL2073
Semester 2
CAEL3018
Introduction to Digital Publishing
6    N CAEL2052
Semester 2
CAEL3019
The Experimental Darkroom
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts including CAEL2042
Semester 2
CAEL3020
Critical Bodies: Performance Art Practice
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Visual Arts major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Bachelor of Visual Arts
Semester 1
CAEL3022
Posters to Paste-ups
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
N CAEL2051
Semester 2