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|Unit chair:||L Marvell|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit addresses the specific needs of students researching visual culture, and in particular students pursuing research in film & video, animation and photography. The unit will examine the notion of the “iconic turn” within the contemporary interdisciplinary research field as well as situate the importance of photographic and cinematographic research in the early 21st century. Theories of the image will be examined from the Renaissance up until the theories associated with 20th century Modernism and Postmodernism. Various methodological approaches to the study of visual culture will be outlined and specific case-studies examined in detail.
This examination will serve as the scholarly background that will enable students to conceive, plan and execute their own creative research project to a very high level.
Students will create and complete their own research project within their discipline area, a project that will help to prepare them for further research associated with the Masters degree.
Minor Research Project 2500 words or equivalent 50%
Research Presentation1000 words or equivalent 30%
Reading Report 500 words 20%.
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.