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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)George Aslanis


This unit is the culmination of the glass undergraduate program, and provides a stimulating and supportive environment. Students continue to work autonomously within an individually approved program of study as lecturers encourage the self-motivation, self-appraisal and professional responsibility required of the practising artist. A coordinator supervises the program and gives guidance as it is required and at the request of the students


On successful completion of this unit, student should:

  1. be able to demonstrate advanced skills and critical strategies in creativity, and be able to work independently with developed self-reliance;
  2. be able to produce a coherent body of Glass work with both high technical standards and theoretical credibility in the framework of contemporary critical discourse;
  3. possess a strong faculty and methodology for critical inquiry, enabling them to question and discuss lucidly the issues relevant to current theory and practice in Glass and in broader art and design practice;
  4. approach contemporary Glass practice and aesthetics with challenge and vigour, and be able to establish a personalised and informed discourse within the context of Glass practice;
  5. achieve a professional presentation and documentation of works in the final submission of. their folio;
  6. understand and practise the rules of occupational health and safety in force in the Glass studio, and be able to collaborate and co-operate safely and productively within the studio environment with observance of the Occupational Health Safety and Environment regulations and policies of the studio.


Folio of studio work: 100%, of which at least 20% will be assessed before mid-semester.

Chief examiner(s)

George Aslanis

Contact hours

24 hours per week, including 8 hours of taught studio and 16 hours of personal study and studio practice


Either GLS3215 or APA3305