Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Gippsland Centre for Art and Design


Ms Susan Purdy


Not offered in 2016


The emphasis in this unit is on the production of exhibition-quality photographs of a high standard and strong conceptual base. In addition, students are expected to develop a critical and analytical approach to viewing fine art photographic images and to formulate and express an opinion about works presented.


By completion of this unit students are expected to have demonstrated a development of the skills and concepts acquired in the previous three subjects by the production of a body of work of high standard which reflects a progression from and a knowledge of work covered in previous subjects; and the ability to initiate projects based on the student's major philosophical concerns and photographic investigations.


Artistic and conceptual development: 45%
Technical achievement: 45%
Contribution to critiques: 10%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, including 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)