PROFESSIONAL STUDIES B

VPA3PSB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject intends to prepare students for professional practice as artists or designers (or as arts-related professionals) to facilitate the transition from art school to the work place. It culminates in students organising their end of the year exhibition. The course also introduces students to some of the basic skills needed for establishing professional practice in such areas as: small business organisation and management; taxation, finance and accounting; professional ethics, intellectual property and copyright, planning, marketing and promotion; preparation of applications (for grants, studios, scholarships), submissions (exhibitions, projects), documentations of work, the artists website and curriculum vitae.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively, precisely and convincingly in written documentation appropriate to project needs, language and style appropriate to the creative arts sector

Activities:
Reflect critically on the creative arts industry and its relationship with art practice
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Conduct qualitative research into market segment, collect data, evaluate and present for review

Activities:
Generate, research amd explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Develop cognitive and technical ability in the use of required technologies. Analyse project opportunities and develop creative solutions.

Activities:
Integrate specialized and advanced skills with a developed knowledge of visual arts discipline
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Present project material in an environment appropriate to the expectations of the profession. Present and discuss project outcomes in a collegiate forum.

Activities:
Present project material in an environment appropriate to the expectations of the profession. Present and discuss project outcomes in a collegiate forum.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

05. Show evidence of investigation and evaluation of market/industry/community opportunities. Evaluate professional examples.

Activities:
Research and explore ideas, concepts and processes in the field through integrated creative, critical and reflective thinking.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

06. Work independently and collaboratively in the creative arts discipline in response to project demands

Activities:
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and contextualize either individually or collaboratively in an arts project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of the year exhibition management (equiv 500 words)20 06
Written reviews x 2 (750 words)20 04
e portfolio, complete with documentation of artwork, cv, statements (Equiv. 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03, 05

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of the year exhibition management (equiv 500 words)20 06
Written reviews x 2 (750 words)20 04
e portfolio, complete with documentation of artwork, cv, statements (Equiv. 2500 words)60 01, 02, 03, 05