Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit of study introduces students to the philosophical underpinnings of art and creativity. Students will examine their own attitudes towards visual and creative arts. They will combine analytical thinking about creativity and the arts with practical development of their own creative processes and exploration of art making practices, culminating in the production of a creative work to exhibit. Students will engage with fundamental analytical tools of philosophy and traditional concepts and theories of and art. Content includes: exploring what art is; defining creativity, divergent thinking. Students will be encouraged to attend galleries and seminars by artists.


Unit offerings

Face to face: (Every Year, Semester 1)
Face to face: Semester 1, 2024 and Semester 1, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.