Course Title: Sculpture Major Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Sculpture Major Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term1 2009,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students will develop their studio practise, technical skills and knowledge of contemporary and historical sculptural practice. Students will begin to incorporate philosophical, cultural and conceptual influences into their developing sculptural practice and apply and extend their knowledge of materials and processes thus developing their personal visual language.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5781C – Research and experiment with techniques to produce sculpture

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS673 Sculpture Major Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, interpret and incorporate philosophies, concepts and percepts into the production of sculpture
2. Adapt and/or exploit the capacity of materials to contribute to the experimental and communicative elements of sculpture through processes of improvisation
3. Select and apply visual elements used in the production of sculpture
4. Use the vocabulary and phraseology of sculpture

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.