ART504 Topic Research and Development (16)


In this subject students examine and develop the initial Exhibition/Performance/Project/Production proposal they submitted for acceptance into the Master of Creative Practice. In order to put students' work into perspective attention is first paid to investigating methodology and research techniques appropriate to the proposal. Under the guidance of their supervisor students then focus on practical work in order to develop their Exhibition/Performance/Project/Production to final proposal stage.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ART504
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Two sessions.HD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Master of Creative Practice

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • - be able to investigate research techniques appropriate to their arts practice
  • - be able to critically reflect on their own work and discuss it with other people
  • - be able to develop an initial proposal for a substantial body of work in an approved field of arts practice through to final proposal stage
  • - be able to submit a final proposal for their Exhibition/Performance/Project/Production


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • - arts practice research techniques;
  • - critical reflection on one's own arts practice;
  • - seminar presentations;
  • - topic development;
  • - drafting, polishing and submitting final Exhibition/Performance/Project/Production topic proposals.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.