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AAR412 - Honours Research Theory A

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

*Offered to Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Cloud (Online) enrolled students subject to agreement with the Honours Co-ordinator.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*, Cloud (Online)*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in A400

Unit chair:E Potter




Incompatible with:

AAR411, AAR712, ALL479, ALW492

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit provides an introduction to a wide range of influential theories and positions in arts theory and analysis. Topics to be addressed in this unit may include: structuralist theory, psychoanalytical theories, post-structuralism, media and communications theory, theory of the image, Marxist and literary theory, new historicism, Feminism and gender studies, and Post colonialism.


Written Assessment amounting to 4000 words.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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