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  • Visual Media: Experimental ProjectsVISM40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The subject aims to further develop students" ability to undertake independent research within a structured lecture program that addresses theoretical, philosophical and professional practice issues in contemporary visual media. Experimental Projects extends the previous experience in visual medi...

  • Contemporary Film and Cultural TheoryCICU30012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject introduces students to some of the major theoretical traditions in the field and considers these with a contemporary and future focus. Emphasis on historical, textual, ethnographic, institutional and other theories will be grounded in examinations of various contemporary screen examp...

  • Human Rights on ScreenCICU50001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Human Rights on the Screen will allow students to investigate the unique ways that visual cultures present and intervene in human rights issues of concern to local and global communities. It will also explore the relationship between human rights and animal ethics. This subject will offer student...

  • Interpreting ExhibitionsACUR90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject will examine the various strategies employed by museums and galleries to frame the objects and ideas in their care and in order to communicate to the public about them. It will consider how these display strategies have changed over time, but its principal focus will nonetheless be o...

  • Indigenous Arts Industry and MarketingINAM60002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject explores the Australian Arts Industry with specific focus on the Indigenous Arts industry, so that you develop a sound knowledge of arts organisations, corporate and independent companies, festivals and events, and community cultural development programs and projects. This subject al...

  • Indigenous Arts Protocol, Policy and LawINAM60003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides a contemporary overview of Indigenous protocols, Indigenous cultural law and intellectual property with a major focus on the arts policy framework in which Indigenous arts sits in Australia to give you a broader understanding of cultural law, respect, responisbility, communi...

  • Indigenous Arts and Cultural IdentityINAM60001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject investigates aspects of Indigenous Australian culture in Australia with a focus on Victorian Indigenous culture. You develop a sound knowledge of traditions, self-determination and political and cultural history. It is also includes the study of diverse artistic styles, cultural infl...

  • Dream Screen: Film and PsychoanalysisSCRN40010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject evaluates the central place of Freudian psychoanalysis in Hollywood and international art cinema. It considers the way psychoanalysis has been employed by filmmakers, film theorists and critics as both a creative and a critical or analytical tool. Through a detailed analysis of films...

  • Film Noir: History and SexualitySCRN30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject offers a close study of the phenomenon of film noir from its precursors in silent cinema, through classical and B film noir, to digital cinema. Film Noir: History and Sexuality will invite students to consider the way in which cultural, political and technological factors influence t...

  • New WorkMUST30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Students work in a creative development format with professional artists-in-residence. Students will participate in short-term intensive workshop periods that may range from new musical theatre works, to physical theatre, to avant-garde form, to children’s theatre. The primary skill development i...

  • Art Curatorship Thesis Part 1ACUR90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Students enrolled in this subject will undertake a piece of research in arts management approved by the course coordinator. The research will incorporate both theoretical inquiry and primary research. On completion of the subject, students will submit a minor thesis on their chosen research topic...

  • Art Curatorship Thesis Part 2ACUR90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to ACUR90009 Arts Curatorship Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Curating Contemporary ArtACUR90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject will introduce students to the various practices of curating contemporary art. The professional context for curating contemporary art has evolved from curating exhibitions and conserving collections in art museums. Now, however, contemporary art curating is practiced both within and ...

  • Advanced Arts ManagementAMGT90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with knowledge, insight and skills in the practice of managing creative people and organisations. This is achieved through the study of the theory and practice of good management and effective leadership as it applies to a range of organisational sty...

  • Communicating the ArtsAMGT90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject investigates the diversity of communication forms, practices and strategies used across the breadth of arts organisations. Students will explore a range of influential communication concepts, investigating the evolution from traditional forms of engagement to contemporary innovations...

  • Cultural Management Project (Sem Long)AMGT90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Original research on an approved research project selected in consultation with the supervisor. The research project will be in the field of arts and cultural management as applied to a single art form or cross-art form projects such as festivals, multimedia projects or international exchange in ...

  • The Economics of CultureAMGT90018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject examines the arts and culture as part of an economic system. Students are introduced to diverse approaches to the economic characterisation of arts and cultural production including culture as a public good, the creative industries paradigms and the role of taxation policies and priv...

  • Collection ManagementACUR90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will introduce students to the theory and practice of collection management as applied to collections of visual cultural material, with emphasis on works of art. This can range from wider debates regarding significance, ‘canons’ of art history and the impact of new technologies to sp...

  • Exhibition ManagementACUR90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides an opportunity to understand the complexities of exhibitions management. Students will be introduced to the concepts and procedures required to develop, manage and deliver an exhibition or other arts-based project such as a performance, festival, etc.

  • Issues in Art ConservationACUR90001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject examines the history and theory of the conservation of art objects and collections, with particular reference to Australia. Students will gain a theoretical grounding in issues relating to conservation and an understanding of professional networks and policy developments in art conse...