Art, Architecture and Design • Visual Arts • Architecture • Interior Architecture • Product Innovation Design • Visual Communication Design 2012 Why study Art, Architecture or Design at UniSA? » We are one of Australia’s longest established Art, Architecture and Design schools located in contemporary, award-winning facilities, including Australia’s only Architecture Museum; » We offer the country’s most recognised and comprehensive ‘design and construction’ program (students build community-based projects around the country); » Our students have won national and international awards through agIdeas (the largest annual international design event held in Australia), Helpmann Academy, DIA (Design Institute of Australia), James Dyson Australian Design Award and Wheels Young Designer. Contents Bachelor of Architectural Studies 2 Bachelor of Interior Architecture 4 Bachelor of Design (Product Innovation) 6 Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) 10 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) 12 Entry Requirements 16 The recent Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) awards recognised UniSA’s Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences with world-class rankings for leading research in the areas of Education Systems, Social Work, Studies in Creative Arts and Writing, Visual Arts and Crafts, Language, Communication and Culture, Cultural Studies, Linguistics and Historical Studies. Front cover: School of Art, Architecture and Design students working in one of the various studio spaces in the award winning Kaurna Building, City West campus. 1 Welcome The University of South Australia is a Besides providing a high-quality teaching environment, the university of ﬁrst choice for career-focused University of South Australia is a research leader. Our research achievers. We provide the widest range of institutes address research questions in a range of priority degree programs in South Australia and areas, including community sustainability, population health, have a reputation for excellence in our defence and security, minerals science and business. four faculty divisions. At the University of South Australia, some of the world’s We have recently had proof that we are on the right track. The ﬁrst brightest minds teach and research in the areas of business, Excellence in Research for Australia assessment – an ofﬁcial national education, arts and social sciences, health sciences and evaluation of the quality of research – showed that 70 per cent of our information technology, engineering and the environment. assessed research is of world-class standard and in several areas we have built research that is performing well above world-class levels. In the 2010 QS World University rankings, the University The University’s research informs our teaching and learning activities. of South Australia recorded the biggest increase for an Australian university and we are now in the top 3 per As a student at the University of South Australia you will have a cent of more than 10,000 universities in the world. world of opportunities open to you: you will be able to develop a capacity for critical and independent thinking; learn the value of The quality of our teaching is regularly recognised by research; develop the most up-to-the-minute knowledge of your awards such as Citations for Outstanding Contributions to chosen profession and learn the essential skills in communication Student Learning, and two of our academics have won the and teamwork that will help you forge a successful career. nation’s highest honour for university teachers, the Prime Minister’s Award for University Teacher of the Year. I wish you luck in all your academic endeavours. It’s that quality teaching that helps our graduates in their careers; in 2010 almost 80 per cent of the University’s domestic bachelor graduates secured full-time employment, which is above the national average. Professor Peter Høj Vice Chancellor and President Art, Architecture and Design Art, architecture and design are part of our daily lives and The School’s unique combination of programs provides many fundamental to society and culture. Everything from large-scale urban opportunities for the integration of theory, research and environments to tools for microsurgery, from identity and signage practice. The breadth of courses offered allows students to systems, to jewellery, is the work of artists, architects and designers. investigate wide-ranging and specialised interests, including contemporary cultural theory and design, exhibition and Located in the heart of Adelaide’s vibrant west-end cultural furniture design, remote area and sustainable construction, precinct, the School of Art, Architecture and Design at UniSA Indigenous art and design, professional management, or digital is an exciting partnership between the long-established South and information technologies in art and design practice. Australian School of Art (founded in 1856) and the Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design (founded Our teachers are academics and practitioners and the School in 1906). The School offers professionally recognised programs maintains a close association with professional bodies. This means our that equip students with skills in critical analysis, creative graduates have the relevant skills needed to succeed in a professional and lateral thinking, leadership and problem solving. and multidisciplinary environment, winning acclaim through prizes and awards for their work as both students and practitioners. Recognised through national awards, our state of the art facilities are the perfect environment in which to study. The School boasts modern studio and workshop facilities, South Australia’s most comprehensive art, craft and design library and Australia’s only Architecture Museum. For the most up-to-date and detailed information visit unisanet.unisa.edu.au/programs and enter the four-letter UniSA program code. 2 Bachelor of Architectural Studies Open Day 2011 in designing and building with people, have leadership City West campus: Sunday 21 August prefabricated structures for local, qualities and be willing to accept unisa.edu.au/openday rural and remote communities. responsibility for their work. This awarded program is unique The ability to communicate Art, Architecture and Design Information Session 2011 among Australian architecture ideas and instructions through City West campus: Friday 9 September schools, in providing student drawings, written material and designed and built projects verbal presentation is vital, For more information and to register, from the far reaches of South as are superior thinking skills visit unisa.edu.au/infosessions Australia, to the Gibson Desert and a high level of creativity. in Western Australia and the Snowy Mountains in the ACT. Who will employ me? SATAC code 424441 UniSA Architecture graduates UniSA program code DBAE What will I study? are highly sought after in CRICOS code Throughout all years, the Adelaide, interstate and (international students only) 060207K architecture programs at UniSA overseas. Most graduates work ATAR (February 2011 cut-off) 85.55 have a core focus on design within the traditional ﬁeld of Program length 3 years studio as a place of integration architecture, running their own Prerequisites None for other streams of learning. practices, or employed by private Assumed knowledge None Courses also include architectural ﬁrms and commercial Home campus City West workshops, online study, organisations, by public research Accepts Special Entry (STAT) Yes national and international ﬁeld and higher learning institutions, External study available No trips, masterclasses and the and by government agencies. Part-time study available Yes opportunity to study overseas. TAFE credit available Yes UniSA’s world-class workshop Some architects also choose Honours study available No facilities provide students with to develop careers in other Program fees Commonwealth supported a practical environment where areas such as interior design, Program fees they can gain valuable experience graphic design, construction (international students only) (A$) 23,000 in 3D concept model-making management, urban design, Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship and real project construction. heritage consultancy, project management, furniture In the Bachelor of Architectural design, multimedia design, Program overview these programs constitute Studies degree, students gain and other related ﬁelds. Architects provide a primary role a professionally accredited a foundation in design theory, in the design and development education, providing students creativity and environmental Bachelor degree graduates may of buildings and the spaces with the creative and technical awareness, as well as technical use the skills and knowledge around them. An architect is skills to work as graduate and communication skills in gained in the program to seek involved through various stages architects, leading to registration architectural construction, employment within the design and of a building project from its as professional architects. science and written and graphic construction industry, or for entry design and documentation presentation. Increasingly into other related postgraduate through to its construction The programs are highly complex projects are undertaken degrees. Graduates must complete and beyond. Architects work respected in the industry and by students and the third year the Master of Architecture closely with clients, builders and provide students with both culminates with a ﬁnal design program and two years of practical other design and construction practical and academic training. studio which demonstrates the work experience prior to applying professionals on projects which The majority of teaching staff integration of a broad range for registration as an architect. range from the very small to are practising architects and of skills and knowledge. major urban redevelopments. the programs enjoy a strong Professional recognition relationship with the architecture What does it take? The Bachelor of Architectural The three-year Bachelor of profession in Adelaide, as well Architects need an appreciation Studies is a pre-professional Architectural Studies and two as with signiﬁcant practitioners of aesthetics and design, program recognised by year Master of Architecture nationally and internationally. as well as knowledge of the Australian Institute of at the University of South Architecture students at UniSA construction systems, materials Architects. Students in the Australia are engaging and can engage in real-life projects and structures, practice program are eligible for student rewarding programs for students through the excellent Student management, environmental membership of the Institute. interested in design and the Design and Construction science, and sustainable design. built environment. Together, program, which specialises Architects must enjoy working 3 Important information The program provides graduates with the necessary competencies and knowledge required to apply for entry into the Master of Architecture program. The Master of Architecture program is accredited by the Architects Board of South Australia, endorsing the architecture qualiﬁcations of graduates required for registration as an architect. Program requirements FIRST YEAR First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Design Studio 1 Branko Jaric Design Drawing Design Construction Principles Graduated – Bachelor of Architectural Studies Design, Culture and Environment Currently studying – Master of Architecture Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) ‘This program is highly regarded nationally and has a Design Studio 2 lot to offer. I enjoy the whole university experience – Design Documentation especially being around people who share a common Design Construction Housing Architecture and Environment goal, and the opportunity to explore and test your own ideas and beliefs. SECOND YEAR Architecture needs people at the cutting edge of the First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) industry with new ideas and UniSA’s modern outlook Architectural Design ﬁts perfectly with this. Studio 3 (Context) The school provides practical learning opportunities Design Communications (Digital) Free Elective through a building construction elective course where Second Half students get the opportunity to go to places like Mimilli (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) – a remote town close to the Northern Territory border Architectural Design Studio 4 – to help build single men’s housing. It’s fabulous and (Communications) reminds you that good architecture can be practised in Design Construction Multistorey your own backyard.’ Architecture and Modernity THIRD YEAR First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Architectural Design Studio 5 (Construction) Architecture and Technology Art, Architecture and Design Elective Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Architectural Design Studio 6 (Integrated) Architecture and Ecology Contemporary Design Theory (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW email@example.com 4 Bachelor of Interior Architecture Open Day 2011 meaning and intention of design, What does it take? City West campus: Sunday 21 August and to the skills and strategies Creative problem-solving skills unisa.edu.au/openday used in the composition of three and the capacity to work in a dimensional forms and spaces. team are fundamental qualities Art, Architecture and Design Information Session 2011 for interior architects. The ability City West campus: Friday 9 September Second and third year courses to communicate ideas and extend students’ knowledge by concepts clearly and conﬁdently For more information and to register, allowing them to apply design is also important, as is lateral visit unisa.edu.au/infosessions processes and strategies to a thinking and staying attuned to range of interior architecture the changing needs of society. projects. Students participate in Designers need to love what SATAC code 424081 a compulsory work placement they do as the hours are often UniSA program code DBIR where they have the opportunity long and arduous and the CRICOS code to work within an interior design demands can be challenging. (international students only) 024202C practice or architecture ﬁrm with ATAR (February 2011 cut-off) 71.70 a design ofﬁce. The placement Who will employ me? Program length 4 years is the equivalent of three The Interior Architecture Prerequisites None weeks full-time work over program consistently records Assumed knowledge None the second and third years. high graduate employment Home campus City West rates. Graduates typically ﬁnd Accepts Special Entry (STAT) Yes Fourth-year courses allow work in architectural practices, External study available No students to demonstrate a interior design practices, building Part-time study available Yes mastery of the integrative companies and other companies TAFE credit available Yes processes of interior architecture. supplying the building industry, Honours study available Yes Students design and manufacture such as corporate furniture Program fees Commonwealth supported their own furniture item as part suppliers. There are also a Program fees of their studio project and also number of private interior (international students only) (A$) 20,900 per annum have the ﬂexibility to pursue design ﬁrms in South Australia Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship speciﬁc areas of interest, for as well as interstate. example set design, lighting design, exhibition design and Some graduates develop their Program overview Throughout their studies, students other related design ﬁelds. own design businesses and an Commercial interior designers can also pursue particular design increasing number are specialising work on diverse projects that areas of interest, with course Field trips are another important in the areas of furniture and involve refurbishing existing options including furniture component of the program, exhibition design as well as buildings or working together workshop, media museum, and enabling students from all interior design. Graduates may with architects on new buildings. sustainable design strategies. year levels to visit international also ﬁnd opportunities for Projects may include corporate and national design practices, travel interstate and overseas, ofﬁce ﬁt-out, retail interiors, What will I study? exhibitions and signiﬁcant and may gain employment in exhibition projects, hotels, The program maintains strong interiors. Students also have places like Singapore, Hong libraries, hospitals and schools. connections with the design the opportunity to participate Kong, London and Dubai. profession and teaching is in international study tours. The Bachelor of Interior undertaken by academics who In addition, the program’s annual Professional recognition Architecture program produces are qualiﬁed interior designers Interior Architecture Professional Graduates of the Bachelor of graduates capable of designing and interior design practitioners. Practice Week features a range Interior Architecture are eligible and implementing creative of activities that allow students for Associate Membership of socially and environmentally First-year courses enable students to further apply their knowledge the Design Institute of Australia sustainable settings. It focuses on to establish a foundation in the to professional design practice. after two years of professional the integration of design theory areas of design theory, creativity The program also offers practice. The Bachelor of Interior and practice, and is unique and environmental awareness, students the opportunity to Architecture does not confer in that it offers courses in the as well as develop their benchmark their work nationally qualiﬁcations in Architecture and expanding ﬁelds of furniture communication and technical and internationally through the South Australian Architects design and exhibition design. skills. Foundation studio courses design competitions that are Act legislations (1939) restricts introduce students to the nature, integrated into studio courses. the use of the title ‘Architect’ to 5 those registered by the Architects FOURTH YEAR Board of South Australia. First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Honours Interior Architecture The degree may be awarded Studio 7: Advanced with Honours. Students are Advanced Theory of selected on academic merit Interior Architecture during their third year in Art, Architecture and accordance with University policy. Design Elective 3 OR LLS Honours Research 2 Program requirements Second Half FIRST YEAR (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) First Half Interior Architecture (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Studio 8: Advanced Design Studio 1 Professional Management Drawing and Representation Art, Architecture and Design Construction Principles Design Elective 4 Design, Culture and Environment Second Half Emma Smith (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Interior Architecture Studio 2 Graduated – Bachelor of Interior Architecture Materials and Processes 1 with Honours Design Construction Housing Employment – Interior Designer, Woods Bagot Interior Architecture Studies ‘I would recommend this program to anyone who is SECOND YEAR passionate about design. There is a strong focus on First Half creating innovative and original work and we were always (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Interior Architecture Studio 3: encouraged to achieve the best work we could and to Work Placement (Construction) push the boundaries of what Interior Architecture is. Design Communications 1A The variety of skills and knowledge learnt during Contemporary Design Theory Second Half the program provides opportunities for many career (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) prospects, ranging from large commercial ﬁt-outs to Interior Architecture Studio 4: theatre set design and everything in between. Work Placement Interior Environments As part of my degree, I started at Woods Bagot Design Design Communications 2A Studio as a work placement student and after this I Free Elective continued as a part-time employee, while completing my third and fourth years of study. I am now employed THIRD YEAR at Woods Bagot full-time and using the skills and First Half knowledge that I learnt during my studies.’ (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Interior Architecture Studio 5: Work Placement (Communication) Design Construction Tenancy Art, Architecture and Design Elective 1 Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Interior Architecture Studio 6: Work Placement Theory of Interior Architecture Design Construction Detailing Art, Architecture and Design Elective 2 OR LLS Honours Research 1 (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW firstname.lastname@example.org 6 Bachelor of Design (Product Innovation) Open Day 2011 What will I study? Who will employ me? City West campus: Sunday 21 August In ﬁrst year, students will Graduates of the Bachelor of unisa.edu.au/openday be introduced to elements Design (Product Innovation) can and principles of design in work in diverse areas including Art, Architecture and Design Information Session 2011 project-based studios. This is technical illustration, exhibition City West campus: Friday 9 September supplemented by studies in design, 3D computer aided the basic skills and concepts design, modelling and drafting. For more information and to register, in design theory, creativity, visit unisa.edu.au/infosessions environmental awareness, Graduates of this degree are communications and technology. eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Design (Industrial SATAC code 424551 In second year, students will Design) which leads into the UniSA program code DBPR broaden their knowledge Industrial Design profession. CRICOS code with courses such as design Industrial designers work in (international students only) 071953G history and ergonomics, manufacturing, industry research ATAR (February 2011 cut-off) 60.35 and gain an understanding and development teams (such Program length 3 years of design methods, as sports equipment or toy Prerequisites None materials, manufacturing and game design) or fashion Assumed knowledge None processes and introductory houses. They may also work Home campus City West engineering principles. for themselves as designers/ Accepts Special Entry (STAT) Yes makers or entrepreneurial External study available No In third year, students will product inventors. Part-time study available Yes focus on design for usability TAFE credit available Yes and design for manufacture Alternatively, other areas of Honours study available No and sustainability and can further postgraduate study and Program fees Commonwealth supported choose from a range of employment include sustainable Program fees elective courses. Students design, education and journalism. (international students only) (A$) 20,900 per annum will apply this knowledge in Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship studios where increasingly Professional recognition complex and sophisticated Graduates of the Bachelor of projects will be completed. Design (Product Innovation) are Program overview objects and play a key role in eligible for Associate Membership The Bachelor of Design (Product determining how products are What does it take? of the Design Institute of Innovation) is the entry degree made, the materials used and Students in this program should Australia. Graduates are eligible for the profession of Industrial environmental sustainability. have technical and creative skills for membership of the Design Design. Industrial designers as well as an interest in making Institute of Australia after two create the form and function of Industrial designers discover the things. Industrial designers years of professional practice. the thousands of products people practical issues that inﬂuence must also have strong written use every day including consumer product design – such as and verbal skills in order to electronic devices, appliances ergonomics, manufacturing communicate ideas and designs for the home, more efﬁcient technologies, trend forecasting, to clients and colleagues. workplace products, tools for sustainability – and how this safer and more effective industrial knowledge informs the design of Most design work occurs in applications, sports equipment to products that make people’s livescollaborative teams, so industrial improve safety and performance, safer, happier, and more efﬁcient. designers need to work well with fashion accessories, new car groups of diverse people and concepts, toys and game designs, The degree has a strong emphasis be able to provide leadership furniture and medical equipment. on hands on practical experience to manage projects. They must through design studios, model have sound problem-solving Industrial designers are making and prototyping, work skills, patience and creativity, as concerned with the aesthetics, experience and the opportunity well as the ability to approach function, usability and social for international study. tasks practically and logically. signiﬁcance of manufactured 7 Program requirements FIRST YEAR First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Design Foundation Studio Design Communication 1 Design Communication 2 Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Product Design Studio 2 (Principles) Design, Culture and Society 1 CADD CAM Principles and Practice SECOND YEAR First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Product Design Studio 3 Simon Chalk (Human Factors) Product Design Technology 1 Graduated – Bachelor of Industrial Design now Design Communication 3 called Bachelor of Design (Product Innovation) Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) ‘I have really had the chance to get my hands dirty Product Design Studio 4 in this course with a lot of time spent on workshop (Materials, Processes activities, and this hands-on focus gives you a better and Sustainability) Design, Culture and Society 2 understanding of the workplace. Computer Graphics and It’s nice to be able to take an idea from a concept Imaging for Design and then actually be able to make it into a working THIRD YEAR prototype, which is a lot nicer than seeing a picture First Half on a screen. (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) When I graduate I am hoping to travel and take my Product Design Studio 5 (Usability) portfolio with me as I would love to work overseas.’ Product Design Technology 2 Art, Architecture and Design Elective Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Product Design Studio 6 (Manufacturing) Product Aesthetics and Values Free Elective (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW email@example.com 8 1 Ellen Buttrose Bachelor of Architectural Studies 2 Carissa Schmerl Bachelor of Interior Architecture 3 Catherine Ellis Bachelor of Industrial Design Doiley 4 Zoe Woods Bachelor of Visual Arts (Glass) Insight Blown and engraved glass Dimensions variable 5 Tim Mason Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) 1 Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, Chicago 6 Kate Smith Bachelor of Visual Arts (Printmaking) Quixote no. 9 Collagraph, screenprint 32 x 42cm 7 Matiya Marovich-Tadic Bachelor of Architectural Studies 8 Rain Tao Bachelor of Design (Illustration) 4 9 Katie Hubbard Bachelor of Interior Architecture 10 Margot Penner Bachelor of Industrial Design Shoes 8 7 9 2 3 5 6 9 10 10 Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) Open Day 2011 What will I study? analysis using a variety of City West campus: Sunday 21 August The Bachelor of Design (Visual media and applications. unisa.edu.au/openday Communication) centres on research, ideas, investigation, Visual communication design Art, Architecture and Design Information Session 2011 interaction, knowledge is a profession that requires a City West campus: Friday 9 September application and the development high level of commitment and of skills to express and is demanding of both time and For more information and to register, communicate effectively through effort. Students need to love it visit unisa.edu.au/infosessions type and image. Studio design to succeed at the highest level. courses make this program stand It is exciting and challenging, out, as it is centred on both and is a career that can give SATAC code 424151 practical and theoretical design enormous personal satisfaction, UniSA program code DBVC studies. Students may choose to however it’s not always a CRICOS code major in either Graphic Design standard ‘nine-to-ﬁve’ profession. (international students only) 023813F or Illustration Design, and will ATAR (February 2011 cut-off) 73.05 undertake courses that examine Who will employ me? Program length 3 years the fundamentals of design, The School of Art, Architecture Prerequisites None typography, computer graphics, and Design has an enviable Assumed knowledge None imaging and web design, design employment record nationally Home campus City West photography, package design, and internationally because Accepts Special Entry (STAT) Yes forms of communication and it teaches the fundamental External study available No idea generation. Theoretical and and underlying principles Part-time study available Yes cultural studies build on students’ and processes of design that TAFE credit available Yes understanding of the broader enable graduates to apply Honours study available Yes contexts of design in society. their knowledge and skills Program fees Commonwealth supported across diverse applications. Program fees In Graphic Design, students (international students only) (A$) 19,400 per annum expand their knowledge in areas Visual Communication graduates Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship of editorial design, identity, go on to secure work as designers, information and exhibition art directors, animators, illustrators, design, advertising, publishing, typographers, web and interactive Program overview The Bachelor of Design (Visual packaging, interactive and new designers, design managers, and Visual communication design Communication) aims to provide media design. Students have exhibition designers. They work is about solving problems. an educational and research opportunities to engage with in environments such as design These designers work with structure that enables students real-life design tasks and lecturers studios, advertising agencies, image, type and visual form to address both the intellectual are themselves designers with publishing houses, educational to communicate diverse ideas, and practical aspects of the strong links to the design industry. and government institutions, function and identity as they program. By developing the large companies (with their analyse, organise and present individual student’s creativity In Illustration Design, students are own design studios), printers, solutions to all forms of visual and knowledge through the encouraged to develop their own public relations ﬁrms, architecture, communication problems in integration of theory and individual drawing and illustration interior design and industrial society. Graphic designers and studio studies, the program styles and techniques as they design ﬁrms, television, new illustration designers commonly aims to produce graduates focus on drawing, illustration, media and ﬁlm production houses, work with an extensive range who are able to function as conceptual development, and freelance design businesses. of applications from paper to reﬂective practitioners in the narrative, and printmaking skills. digital media, still to animated ﬁeld of contemporary visual Professional recognition (web page design, motion communication design and who What does it take? Graduates of the Bachelor of graphics for ﬁlm or television), can contribute to the cultural Visual communication designers Design (Visual Communication) ﬂat to three-dimensional and social life of the community. must be highly motivated, are eligible for Associate (packaging, display, exhibition), disciplined and committed to Membership of the Design single piece to multi-page (print In a team-based environment their design practice. Students Institute of Australia after two or electronic presentations). and under the guidance of are expected to undertake a years of professional practice. professional staff, students diverse range of idea generation, can create and manage a visual exploration and critical range of design outcomes. 11 Honours A separate one year Bachelor of Design (Honours) (Visual Communication) program is available to students who complete this program with a credit or higher grade point average. Other selection criteria may apply. Program requirements FIRST YEAR First Half (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Design Foundation Studio Introductory Drawing for Design Representing Visual Culture: Design History and Theory Second Half Emma Codrington (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Major Design Studio 1 Graduated – Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) Design, Culture and Society 1 Currently studying – Bachelor of Design Computer Graphics and (Honours) (Visual Communication) Imaging for Design ‘I considered a couple of different universities when SECOND YEAR I ﬁrst looked into tertiary study, but the point of First Half difference that I really liked at UniSA was getting into (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Graphic Design Studio 2 or the conceptual side of things. I have learned how to Illustration Design Studio 2 idea generate, rather than just execute ideas, and Advanced Computer the degree is well structured from paper to computer Practice for Design – it’s not just a technical execution. Free Elective Second Half I enjoy everything about my studies, especially the (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) people I am surrounded by as it’s such a creative Graphic Design Studio 3 or culture. Being in this environment with passionate Illustration Design Studio 3 people is inspiring and motivating, and encourages Design, Culture and Society 2 me to do my best. Design for Multimedia and Web Along with my interest in graphic design I have also THIRD YEAR fallen in love with photography after completing an First Half elective subject. UniSA has been incredibly encouraging (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Major Design Studio 4 and helpful by supporting me with my own solo Visual Communication exhibition. Design Theory Elective I have already been offered a job in graphic design and Design Elective hope to work freelance on different projects with my Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) own collection of clients.’ Professional Studio and Practice Indigenous Art, Culture and Design Design Elective (08) 8302 2376 or 1300 UNINOW firstname.lastname@example.org 12 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) Open Day 2011 » photography principles within the framework City West campus: Sunday 21 August » printmaking of self employment and the ability unisa.edu.au/openday » sculpture to conﬁdently promote their work » textiles through professional practice. Art, Architecture and Design Information Session 2011 » visual art history and theory City West campus: Friday 9 September Who will employ me? During the second and third Visual Arts specialisation graduates For more information and to register, years, students extend and may pursue careers as art teachers, visit unisa.edu.au/infosessions consolidate their skills and photographers, computer artists knowledge as they specialise (such as web page designers), in the studio discipline of jewellery and glass designers, SATAC code 424381 their choice. Students also ceramicists, painters, printmakers, UniSA program code DBVS undertake study in a number of sculptors, textile artists, or CRICOS code electives to complement their art historians. They may also (international students only) 002488K specialisation, either from one become professionals in theatre, ATAR (February 2011 cut-off) 66.85 of the above studio disciplines television, video and publishing Program length 3 years or from a wider pool of electives industries, or pursue careers in Prerequisites None offered by the School of Art, galleries and museums as arts Assumed knowledge None Architecture and Design. administrators or arts directors. Home campus City West Accepts Special Entry (STAT) Yes Students are also expected Professional visual arts or External study available No to undertake research, craftspersons are essentially self Part-time study available Yes exploring both traditional and employed, working from their TAFE credit available Yes contemporary art techniques, as own or cooperative studios. Honours study available Yes well as testing their ideas within They market themselves Program fees Commonwealth supported contemporary practice. This is principally through the established Program fees done through engagement with gallery system and retail outlets, (international students only) (A$) 19,400 per annum the art industry and exhibiting or they tender for community or Scholarships available unisa.edu.au/scholarship work through Adelaide’s varied publicly funded arts projects. arts spaces. Students may also choose to gain international Honours Program overview University library with the largest experience by participating in A separate one year Bachelor The Bachelor of Visual Arts collection of art, craft and design UniSA’s study abroad program Visual Arts (Honours) program (Specialisation) is one of South resource materials in the state. and undertaking study at is available to students who Australia’s most prestigious A program of guest lectures by an art school overseas. complete this program with undergraduate visual arts visiting national and international a credit or higher grade point qualiﬁcations. It provides artists provides students with What does it take? average. Other selection students with a studio based the opportunity to further As well as a high level of creativity criteria may apply. education and a choice of eleven broaden their understanding and artistic ability, visual artists specialisations, each of which of contemporary arts practice. must be highly motivated, have qualiﬁed and experienced disciplined, and committed to practitioners and lecturers, who What will I study? studio or theoretical practice. introduce students to some The ﬁrst year of the program Students are expected to of the most compelling ideas introduces students to a range of experiment with visual ideas, in contemporary visual arts visual, applied arts and cultural discuss their work and are practice. This program is also studies ﬁelds, complemented by encouraged to pursue their own the only one of its kind in South the following specialisations: unique vision. Depending on Australia to offer specialised art » ceramics individual career paths, students history and theory training. » drawing might choose to develop other » glass professional skills related to Students at all year levels enjoy » jewellery and metal their practice. This might include working in modern, well-equipped » new media arts developing a wider understanding studios, with access to the » painting of business and management 13 Program requirements Jewellery and Metal FIRST YEAR Jewellery Materials First Half and Techniques (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Processes and Forms in Foundation Studio Jewellery and Objects Visual Inquiry New Media Arts Reading Visual Culture 1 New Media Art Second Half (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Internet and Digital Media Professional Major Elective 1 Painting Visual Arts Elective 1 Painting Media and Processes Visual Arts Elective 2 Painting Techniques and Imagery Reading Visual Culture 2 Photography SECOND YEAR Introduction to Photography First Half Digital Photography (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) Printmaking Professional Major Elective 2 Visual Arts Elective 3 Printmaking Image and Text Relief Printmaking Toby Richardson Visual Arts Elective 4 Australian Art: Image, Sculpture Graduated – Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) Issues and Identity Introduction to Sculpture now called Bachelor of Visual Arts (Specialisation) Second Half and Installation UniSA Lecturer in Photography – (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) School of Art, Architecture and Design Installation Art AAD Specialisation A Textiles Free Elective ‘Photography is a wonderful mechanism for telling Indigenous Art, Culture and Design Textiles: Fibre and Structure stories, and as an artist/photographer, I feel compelled Textiles: Print/Dye V.A. to discuss things I observe in everyday life. THIRD YEAR Visual Arts History and Theory First Half I ﬁnd working alongside other professionals who share Arts Writing (Study Period 1, 2 or 3) a similar passion extremely motivating and stimulating. AAD Specialisation B Photography: the Evolution of an Image And it creates an atmosphere where you desire to do Visual Arts Elective 5 Visual Arts Professional Practice Romanticism: From your best. I think the most important thing a teacher Second Half Impulse to Style can offer students is their time and experience. (Study Period 4, 5 or 6) Sex, Gender and Representation My advice for students is to be prepared to take some AAD Specialisation C The Moving Image: Visual Arts Elective 6 Film, Art and Theory risks, push yourself, and those around you to the limit Contemporary Art and and you will reap the rewards.’ Generic Visual Culture Art and Design 1A PROFESSIONAL AAD Negotiated Study 1 MAJOR AND VISUAL AAD Negotiated Study 2 ARTS ELECTIVES: AAD Negotiated Study 3 Ceramics Art in Public Ceramic Vessels: An Introduction AAD Field Experience Ceramic Production Techniques Contemporary Curatorial Practice Drawing Experimental Media Alternative Drawing Processes Expanded Spatial Practices Drawing the Human Figure AAD Industry Internship Introductory Drawing V.A. 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In some elective courses are designed Special Tertiary Admissions A program of three or more years programs these may be called to broaden your knowledge Test (STAT) is an alternative duration (or part-time equivalent). ‘general studies sub-majors’. and skills beyond your tertiary admissions test for Bachelor degree programs professional ﬁeld of study. people who do not have a provide the relevant qualiﬁcations Minor recent Year 12 certiﬁcate. for many professions. A set of related courses which CRICOS code comprises up to 18 units of Code identifying that a UniSA ATAR (Australian Tertiary Honours study within a Bachelor degree. program has been registered on Admission Rank) An additional year of study in a In some programs these the Commonwealth Register A ranking of all students who Bachelor degree during which may be called ‘cognates’. of Institutions and Courses for have completed SACE in a students specialise in a chosen Overseas Students (CRICOS). particular year. The minimum area of study. In some cases, Program ATAR required for the previous Honours study can actually be Award in which you are Division year is often a guide to how done as part of the degree. enrolled, eg Bachelor of Arts. UniSA is split into four academic well you will need to perform Divisions – Business; Education, to gain entry into a particular Graduate Certiﬁcate Course Arts and Social Sciences; Health program. ATARs can vary An award for completing a A component of study Sciences; and Information from year to year and should postgraduate program of at within a program (previously Technology, Engineering be used as a guide only. least six months in duration known as a ‘subject’). and the Environment – each (or part-time equivalent). offering a range of specialised Unit programs and courses. Graduate Diploma A value assigned to a course An award for completing a which measures the amount of Prerequisites postgraduate program of at work involved in that course. 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