Unit Set Structure


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MABUTK  Visual Arts Education Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

This major is designed for students wishing to become secondary Visual Arts teachers. Students will also select a minor area of study from across a broad range of other study areas including Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Music, Drama, English, Social Sciences, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Computing, Mathematics and Biological or Physical Sciences. The course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to teach Years 7-12 visual education with emphasis on visual literacy foundations, but allows graduates to also work in the K-6 setting as specialist teachers, as well as in a minor field of study. Emphasis is placed upon collaborative pedagogies whilst acknowledging the importance of individual creative practice. Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in both government and non-government secondary schools.


Special Admission Requirements
ATAR applicants wishing to undertake this major must apply through TISC and submit an application using the Online Admission System. Interview and folio presentation are required.

This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
Major Content Study Units
AED1110 Introduction to Ceramics 15
VIS1305 Materials and Methods: Approaches to Studio 15
VIS1303 Introduction to Drawing 15
VIS2519 Painting: Old Country, New Visions 15
VIS2315 Art History: Enduring Traces 15
VIS2525 Printmaking: Mapping Self and World 15
PHO1105 Photo Work 15
Elective 1 (15 credit points). Refer to list of recommended electives.
Elective 2 (15 credit points). Refer to list of recommended electives.
CUR4210 Curriculum Enrichment for the Major Secondary Specialisation 15
Curriculum Major Units
AED2203 Art Education Foundations 15
AED2303 Lower Secondary Art Education (Years 7-9) 15
NOTE: Students should strictly adhere to the Course Plan for Visual Arts Education to ensure that they complete their units in the correct semester of study.
FAS1103 Inquiry for Textiles 15
VIS3531 Sculpture: Art and Environment 15
VIS3530 Painting Life and Death 15
VIS3535 Photographic Printmaking 15
TDD3210 Glass Design 15
DTM1104 Materials Design and Technology 1 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014