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  • BrandingGDES30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject approaches branding through an exploration of the power of images and text as a major part of human to human communication, and as a history of human social interchange. This introductory subject explains and explores the power of branding through lectures and project work focusing o...

  • Visual Media: Experimental ProjectsVISM40009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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...

  • Research Methods 1CREA90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides PhD students in the creative arts disciplines at the VCA with the skills and tools needed to devise and conduct research. Through talks, seminars, workshops and group discussions students will engage with the key principles of research, academic rigour and writing and be abl...

  • PhD ResearchCREA80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Research Project (MFA)CREA70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    See course entry, subject does not appear in handbook.

  • Graphic Design Studio 3GDES30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject is the capstone subject for the Graphic Design major in the Bachelor of Design, and will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate sequence in the major is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The focus of the investigations...

  • Infographics StudioGDES30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Infographics Studio introduces students to infographics through basic analogue techniques, high resolution digital technologies and current software programs, with a particular emphasis on the needs of graphic designers today. The subject comprises lectures and project work exploring how complex ...

  • Art Museums and CuratorshipACUR90002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to current trends in international museology focussing on issues relating to museum management, public access, the role of education and the range of funding sources. The subject also provides an overview of recent cultural policy and investigates the role of...

  • Contemporary Film and Cultural TheoryCICU30012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    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...

  • Technical Studio 1DPSS20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to foundation skills needed to take on management roles within technical theatre and then apply these skills to an area relevant to their chosen specialisation: Set and Props, Costume, Lighting, Sound or Stage Management. In addition, through a choice ...

  • Production Practice 2DPSS10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students apply their developing knowledge and skills to VCA productions by being allocated to junior roles within the Production Team. Some of these roles are: Assistant Stage Manager, Workshop Crew, Costume Crew, Lighting Crew, Sound Crew, or similar. Through this, students wil...

  • Graphic Design Studio 2: Image & MediaGDES20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The focus of this studio subject is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools, and an increased awareness of communication strategies and practices, – specifically the generation and articulation of design possibilities through a series of studio-based projects. Through a ...

  • Graphic Design Studio 1: Image & TextGDES10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this studio subject is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools – specifically the generation and articulation of design possibilities through a series of studio-based projects. Through a study graphic design traditions and visual cultural histories, and the ...

  • Design Visualisation: AnalogueGDES30004

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the pre-requisite subjects, aiming at further developing the student’s critical and technical skills in the representation of design through drawing and model making. Students are introduced via lectures to a range of visualization prece...

  • Colour StudioGDES20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This studio subject assists students to develop an understanding of the optical, perceptual and expressive possibilities of the use of colour in the design process, and through studio exercises to develop sensibility and experience in the manipulations and pictorial uses of colour elements. Suppo...

  • Production Practice 1DPSS10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject first year students gain an understanding of the process of creating a live performance across major technical and design roles and how they interrelate. It will cover the production process from concept to creation, looking at each different area – Costume, Stage Management, Ligh...

  • Technical InternshipDPSS30003

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject involves the completion of an internship (150 hours minimum) in the area of technology, construction and/or management for live performance or film and television with an approved external partner (organisation or individual practitioner). The Internship experience will enable studen...

  • Artefact and Performance 2DPSS10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the material from Artefact and Performance 1, through a series of lectures and tutorials, this subject will introduce students to key performance texts and related artefacts, objects or artworks starting at the beginning of the twentieth century and leading to the present day.Each wee...

  • Exhibition ManagementACUR90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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.

  • Design Studio 1DPSS20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will undertake two design studio projects where they generate designs in response to a given text and/or music in at least two of the areas: Set, Costume, Lighting and Sound. Advanced Visual Representation techniques will be taught to further develop students' ability to communicate the...