Course Title: Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5233

Course Title: Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM6265

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face

BUSM6275

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and critically analyse historical and theoretical concepts for application to own artistic and esign practice. The unit includes the need for critical analysis of information and own work and the challenging of different points of view to inform own personal work and philosophy.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU011 Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Elements:

1.  Conduct research to inform artistic/design

2.  Apply research to artistic/design practice

3.  Evaluate own work


Learning Outcomes

The application of this unit in the workplace sees an individual artist and designer researching and critically analysing history and theory at an advanced level and applying this research and analysis so as to continually inform and advance their personal work and practice.


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the
Elements to the required level detailed in the Performance Criteria.

The demonstrated ability to:
• research and critically analyse history and theory
• apply research to own and others artistic/design practice
• evaluate own work
The demonstration of this competency will predominantly be demonstrated in their artistic practice.  The essential knowledge and skills must be assessed as part of the unit.