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ARTF4003 Fine Arts Honours Exegesis

12 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2OnlineOnline timetabled
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Fine Arts [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
This unit is a major written independent research project developed by the student under the guidance and supervision of an academic member of staff. The aims of the unit are to facilitate the development of a coherent, suitably structured research paper (6000–8000 words) that provides a comprehensive and considered explanation of ideas and concepts resident within the ARTF4005 Fine Arts Honours Dissertation by Art Practice Part 2 submission.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate high levels of competency in independent research; (2) exhibit intellectual clarity and balanced critical judgment towards issues discussed within their writing; (3) articulate an effective explanation of central concepts resident within art works developed in their Honours Dissertation by Art Practice Parts 1 and 2; (4) apply relevant illustrative material, documentation or otherwise, that will benefit comprehension of the discussion within the dissertation; and (5) form an aggregated and clear written discussion that conforms to established conventions of academic writing.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: written exegesis of 6000–8000 words. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Vladimir Todorovic
Unit rules
ARTF4002 Fine Arts Honours Seminar 2: Critical Thought
ARTF4005 Fine Arts Honours Project Part 2
Advisable prior study:
ARTF4001 Fine Arts Honours Seminar 1: Survey and Situate
VISA4003 Fine Arts Honours Dissertation
Contact hours
fortnightly consultations with supervisor
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