ARTH 5521BEX - Research Project in Art History P/T Part 2
External - Semester 2 - 2014
General Course Information
Course Code ARTH 5521BEX Course Research Project in Art History P/T Part 2 Coordinating Unit History Term Semester 2 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s External Units 12 Contact Online Prerequisites Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Art History at a 75% grade average Restrictions Available to Master of Arts (Art History) students only Course Description The dissertation/exhibition project must be up to 18000 words in length, or equivalent. It can be a thesis by research or a project. A project might take the form of working to a brief negotiated jointly with the program coordinator and the Gallery. For example, it might comprise the work required to mount an exhibition, prepare a catalogue, feature a particular part of the collection or research work in the Art Gallery's collection. Depending on the proposed area of interest, one or two supervisors may be allocated to supervise the dissertation (by thesis or project) and they may be from the University, the Gallery or both. There may be instances where an outside supervisor is co-opted.
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This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised. 1 The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner. 2-7 An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems. 2-7 Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication. 5-7 A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies. 3,7 A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life. 7 A commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavour and the ability to take a leadership role in the community. 7 An awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues within a global context and their importance in the exercise of professional skills and responsibilities. 1-7
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis involves virtual work-in-progress seminars, individual supervision sessions and tailored individual research tasks.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.Student is exptected to participate in fortnightly virtual work-in-progress seminars, attend individual supervision sessions conduct research and writing of dissertation.
Learning Activities SummaryFortnightly virtual work-in-progress seminars, individual supervision sessions and out-of-class research and dissertation writing.
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Assessment SummaryThe dissertation is assessed at 100% weighting and covers all course learning outcomes of the course.
Assessment DetailDisstertation of up to 18,000 words
SubmissionTwo copies of the dissertation to be submitted to the School Office.
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M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
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