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Critical&Curatorial Practices in Design (ABPL90367)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90367
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This research-based subject focuses on critical, curatorial and conceptual practices in design. It offers advanced training in the field of design criticism, publishing, curating, exhibiting, writing and research. Students will be exposed to a range of theoretical approaches to the curating and interpretation of design, and current techniques of display, documentation and installation. Through a focus on specific case study examples related directly to proposed exhibition projects, students will develop research skills, interpretation techniques and innovative curatorial methods. Assessment will take the form of written reports, data collection, and graphic and design exercises equivalent to 5000 words.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Documentation and research techniques
  • Critical and analytical skills
  • Develop knowledge in the field in the field of design criticism, curating, and exhibiting

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

None

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Additional details

  1. Report 1 – Data Collection (equivalent: 2000 words) due in Week 6 (40%)
  2. Report 2– Conceptual Proposal (equivalent: 3000 words) due in Week 12 (60%)

Quotas apply to this subject

Dates & times

  • Semester 2
    Principal coordinatorAlan Pert
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hours3 hours per week
    Total time commitment170 hours
    Teaching period29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019
    Last self-enrol date28 July 2019
    Census date31 August 2019
    Last date to withdraw without fail27 September 2019
    Assessment period ends22 November 2019

    Semester 2 contact information

    Subject Coordinator

    Alan Pert

    alan.pert@unimelb.edu.au

Time commitment details

170 hours

Additional delivery details

This is a quota subject.

Quota=32

Selection Criteria: This subject has an automated quota. Your enrolment confirms your space in this subject. If you choose to withdraw from this subject you will be forfeiting your space and may be unable to enrol again. Please check the Handbook for more information.

For detailed information on the quota subject application process and due dates, refer to the EDSC Quota Subjects webpage: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects.

Further information

  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    None

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 21 August 2019