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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Art Curatorship Thesis Part 1ACUR90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    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:2019

    Refer to ACUR90009 Arts Curatorship Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Collection ManagementACUR90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Public Event DesignPERF30001

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject looks at the design and planning of events from the early court masques of Inigo Jones through to the large-scale public ceremonies of the modern Olympic Games. It explores opening ceremonies, public parades, marches and celebrations, static installations in public spaces, events in ...