Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art

Program code

1187

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)
  • Folio and questionnaire
  • For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples only

Assumed knowledge

Nil

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art (BContempAusIndigA), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 60 credit points for a major.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.


Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1217QCA Modern Art and its Legacies  10
Tri 2 1423QCA CAIA Studio Foundation 2  10
Tri 2 1915QCA Indigenous Media 1  10
Tri 1 2915QCA Aboriginal Art and Culture  10
Tri 1,3 1422QCA CAIA Studio Foundation 1  10
Tri 1 1012QCA Origins Project I  20
Tri 1,2 1324QCA Drawing Foundations  10
OR
Tri 2 1704QCA Still and Moving Image  10
OR
Tri 1,2,3 1613QCA Introduction to Photography (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: 1613QCA is available in Trimester 3 for all students (and especially for those commencing in Trimester 2) to enable synchronicity with the normal progression of the program from second year onwards.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2916QCA The Art of Resistance  10
Tri 2 2918QCA Indigenous Media 2  10
Tri 2   Major courses  20
Tri 1,3 1216QCA Introduction to Western Art  10
Tri 1 2908QCA Identity Project I  10
Tri 1   Major courses  20

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2   Major course  10
Tri 2 3916QCA Indigenous Media 3  10
Tri 2 3906QCA Visions Major Project  20
Tri 1   Major course  10
Tri 1 3363QCA Global Visual Culture  10
OR
Tri 1 3404QCA Contemporary Global Art (not offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1 3364QCA Professional Practices in the Visual Arts  10
Tri 1 3915QCA Community Project  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2386QCA Expanded Practice 1  10
Tri 1 2917QCA Back to Country  10
Tri 2 2387QCA Expanded Practice 2  10
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 1 3368QCA Expanded Practice 3  10
Tri 2 3369QCA Expanded Practice 4  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2801QCA Photo Art 1: The Real Thing  10
Tri 1 2917QCA Back to Country  10
Tri 2 2802QCA Photo Art 2: Subversion  10
Tri 1 3821QCA Photo Art 3: Space and Place  10
Tri 2 3820QCA Individual Project 2 - Photographic Art Practice  20

You must complete the following courses

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2917QCA Back to Country  10
Tri 2   Free-choice electives  10

You must complete 40 credit points of courses from a single concentration (i.e. Painting Studio 1-4)

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2384QCA Painting Studio 1  10
AND
Tri 2 2385QCA Painting Studio 2  10
AND
Tri 1 3366QCA Painting Studio 3  10
AND
Tri 2 3367QCA Painting Studio 4  10
OR
Tri 1 2391QCA Sculpture Studio 1  10
AND
Tri 2 2395QCA Sculpture Studio 2  10
AND
Tri 1 3370QCA Sculpture Studio 3  10
AND
Tri 2 3374QCA Sculpture Studio 4  10
OR
Tri 1 2392QCA Drawing Studio 1  10
AND
Tri 2 2396QCA Drawing Studio 2  10
AND
Tri 1 3371QCA Drawing Studio 3  10
AND
Tri 1 3375QCA Drawing Studio 4  10
OR
Tri 1 2393QCA Jewellery and Small Objects Studio 1  10
AND
Tri 2 2397QCA Jewellery and Small Objects Studio 2  10
AND
Tri 1 3372QCA Jewellery and Small Objects Studio 3  10
AND
Tri 1 3376QCA Jewellery and Small Objects 4  10
OR
Tri 1 2394QCA Print Studio 1  10
AND
Tri 2 2398QCA Print Studio 2  10
AND
Tri 1 3373QCA Print Studio 3  10
AND
Tri 1 3377QCA Print Studio 4  10

You may select free-choice electives from the list below or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1088LHS First Peoples  10
Tri 1 2101LHS Australia and the World: 1788 to the Present  10
Tri 2 2034LHS Aboriginal Political Histories  10
Tri 1 3034LHS Reconstructing the Aboriginal Australian  10
Tri 1 3052LHS Writing History  10
Tri 1 3062LHS Transnational Indigenous Literatures  10
Tri 2 3041ENV Development and Indigenous People  10
Tri 2 3053LHS Contemporary Aboriginal Issues  10
Tri 3 3060LHS Advanced Project  10