Master of Visual Culture
Course code: 3094 ~ Course abbreviation: MVisCul ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
Study mode and course location
This coursework degree is designed to offer advanced studies in visual culture, allowing students to specialise in galleries and the cultural industry, film and screen studies, Australian art, theories of visual cultures, and architectural studies. Students normally develop a research initiative, undertaking a research essay to the value of 12 points. The opportunity of work experience is provided through the internship in visual culture, which is available across a broad range of cultural institutions.
Students successfully completing this course will have: 1. a sound knowledge of diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. an understanding of the world view of the field of study; 3. a critical appreciation of the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. advanced analytical skills; 7. a grasp of research methodology and ethics, and an ability to undertake a small, independent research project in one of the disciplines represented in the program.
Minimum pass grade
To graduate with the Masters, students must gain a credit (60 C) or above in core units and a minimum credit average overall.
Students complete 48 points, comprised of four units chosen from the list below:
* VAM5000 is compulsory for students without an honours degree or demonstrable research experience at a postgraduate level.
There are no alternative exit points from this course.