ART502 Critical Reading and Research Subject (16)
This subject will focus students on the critical exploration of specific arts issues by providing an opportunity for concentrated research into the literature of their chosen field under the guidance of a supervisor. Students may investigate art historical
issues or choose to explore theory and practice of art as it relates to other disciplines such as literature, history, psychology, religious studies, sociology or cultural studies.
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
Two sessions
School 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 fully understand the nature and value of a literature review
  • be able to demonstrate an enhanced knowledge of the relationship between theory and practice in their own field
  • be able to understand the theoretical issues underpinning their chosen field
  • be able to critically evaluate the relationship of their chosen field to wider critical contexts
The subject will cover the following topics:
- This subject will cover topics as proposed by the student and negotiated with and approved by, the specific supervisor. They include:
Development of a topic proposal
Compiling of an annotated bibliography
Draft stages of a major paper
Completion of a major paper
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.