VPA316 Studio Research (16)


The student in consultation with staff will determine the Research leading to a final major work or body of works. Students will be expected to define their own directions and areas of specific interest. Students will be expected to demonstrate a marked degree of independence, self-motivation and professionalism.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: VPA316
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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to exhibit a complex and well resolved body of work
- be able to demonstrate an ability to describe and analyse artworks
- be able to demonstrate the ability to accept and complete commissions and exhibition works
- be able to demonstrate the capacity to develop original works using a number of processes and approaches
- be able to demonstrate the ability to develop ideas to a final


The subject will cover the following topics:
-students undertake research project under the supervision of studio staff taking into account the individual directions and fields of study of the students -research undertaken demands in-depth investigation and documentation leading to an appropriate visual outcome in the form of a resolved body of studio work in the fields of Multimedia or Graphic Design or Interior Design or Fashion Design supported by seminar presentations.


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.