VISA4004 Fine Arts Honours Project Part 1

12 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Fine Arts [Bachelor of Arts (Honours)]
The Fine Arts Honours Project Part 1 provides students with an opportunity to conceive, research and apply advanced skills in the development of a major studio based research project of significant scope. The research project comprises this unit and the Fine Arts Honours Project Part 2 (VISA4005) are taken sequentially and form a program of sustained research under the individual supervision of an academic member of staff.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate high levels of competency in independent research; (2) design and sustain a comprehensive program of studio-based investigation; (3) apply sophisticated methods, skills and technical refinement in the development of art works; (4) apply critical skills to identify and resolve conceptual difficulties in the refinement of completed art works; (5) articulate considered ideas that discuss their studio-based research with clarity and receptivity; and (6) evaluate correlations in art discourse relevant to their development and presentation of art works.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: folio submission/exhibition (VISA4005 Honours Project Part 2). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Vladimir Todorovic
Unit rules
enrolment in the Bachelor of Design Honours (BH003)
Advisable prior study:
VISA3051 Advanced Major Project
Contact hours
fortnightly meetings with supervising staff
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available via the Booktopia Textbook Finder, which has the functionality to search by course code, course, ISBN and title, and may also be posted or available at the appropriate school's administrative offices. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.