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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesPreparation of thesis proposal and contextual review, development of ideas through creative work.Preparation of artefact, focus on development and refinement of project.Preparation of thesis, focus on development and refinement of project.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in the following course: AHCAB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice.
02. Develop and effectively communicate a practice-led research project.
03. Apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts Discipline.
04. Recognise and critically reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues.
05. Create a research project to a high level of artistic practice, following industry standards.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Supervisor ConsultationWeek: 10 - 43
One 3.00 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
Times are arranged between student and supervisor


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Creative Project 12,000-15,000 words equiv.