|Year of offer||2018|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject 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
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
- Report 1 – Data Collection (equivalent: 2000 words) due in Week 6 (40%)
- Report 2– Conceptual Proposal (equivalent: 3000 words) due in Week 12 (60%)
Quotas apply to this subject
Dates & times
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator Philip Goad Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 3 hours per week Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018 Last self-enrol date 8 July 2018 Census date 31 August 2018 Last date to withdraw without fail 21 September 2018 Assessment period ends 16 November 2018
Semester 2 contact information
Time commitment details
Additional delivery details
This is a quota subject.
Selection Criteria: Students will be selected into the subject as they self-enrol during the timely re-enrolment period. Any students enrolling after the quota has been reached will be withdrawn from the subject and advised of the alternative subjects available.
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.
- Related Handbook entries
- Available to Study Abroad and Exchange students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad.