Course Title: Studio and Materials Studies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Studio and Materials Studies

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 96.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students develop a range of approaches to artistic problems using differing methods, materials and techniques.

Studio & Material Studies is a compulsory course within the first year of the program. The course enables students to acquire skills in basic design and introduces the Photoshop computer program.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

OHTH5322C Follow health, safety and security procedures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS655 Studio and Materials Studies

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a range of production techniques including new and emerging technologies.
2. Integrate cross disciplinary areas of practice.
3. Produce a folio that includes a series of studies that explores preparatory techniques appropriate to major studies.
4. Research a public or community art work project within a given project brief.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.