ACA410 - Contemporary Debates in the Creative Arts


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125



Students must be enrolled in course A450 or A452

Incompatible with: ACA710
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities.

This unit is delivered in 11 x 2-hour online seminars in Trimester 1.


This unit introduces key debates, ideas and histories of contemporary arts movements and practices in a structured framework. This will support learning about how interpretations of creative arts practice and discourses may be used as a means to both inform and explain creative work and approaches. Within this context, a key aim is to also emphasise the development of knowledge and skills for critical engagement, evaluation and interpretation to conceive a creative arts research project.

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