ART519 Applied Criticism (16)


A research program in which students investigate the artistic, cultural and critical context of their
Exhibition /Performance/Project/Production or other work selected in consultation with their supervisor. If students elect to research other work it may be a major art object or body of work, film or video, exhibition, or performance.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ART519
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:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions

Entry is restricted to students enrolled in the Master of Creative Practice

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to demonstrate their understanding and skills in
  • practical criticism.
  • Be able to how an understanding of the intention and
  • reception of the work, of the use of sources, and the
  • respective values of subjective and objective materials.
  • Be able to demonstrate skills in evaluative criticism, and the
  • research methodologies gained in ART501 ART511and ART502/ART518 which are consolidated in ART503/ART519.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Formal Description
  • Assessing Quality
  • Considering Purpose and Context
  • Simple vs Complex Works


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.