CREATIVE ARTS HONOURS THESIS (PRACTICE)

CRA4THE

2019

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

Under supervision, students undertake a major practice-led research project (thesis), in their chosen creative field. Students are required to formulate a question and undertake a research project (artefact) delivered as a creative major project. The thesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original contribution to their chosen discipline. The topic must be approved by the discipline honours coordinator.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHCAB

Co-requisites Enrolment in CRA4EXE

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis proposal and contextual review, development of ideas through creative work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop and effectively communicate a practice-led research project.

Activities:
Preparation of artefact, focus on development and refinement of project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts Discipline.

Activities:
Preparation of artefact, focus on development and refinement of project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Recognise and critically reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis, focus on development and refinement of project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Create a research project to a high level of artistic practice, following industry standards.

Activities:
Preparation of thesis, focus on development and refinement of project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 43
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Times are arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Creative Project 12,000-15,000 words equiv.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05