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SCA4003 Research Practice B

Semester 2, 2022 Toowoomba On-campus
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 30 June 2022


Examiner: Bruce Woodward


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BCAH
Enrolment is not permitted in SCA4003 if BCA8004 has been previously completed


Creative Arts practitioners and researchers design and undertake specific discipline studies or hybrid projects based on their research interests within practice-led or theoretical fields. This course allows the student researcher to critically reflect on the positioning of their creative works within established theoretical and practical models providing a context for understanding for the student’s creative field of expertise.

Students will undertake advanced research in either practice-led or theoretical pathways - developing skills and understanding of practice through intensive studio work on an individual project. This practice is directly related to, or complements the research undertaken in SCA4000 Honours Dissertation B.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. Explore a highly individual and developed range of professional/studio research skills and/or theoretical research methodologies situated in the creative arts;
  2. Exercise critical, creative thinking and judgment to identify and solve intellectual problems independently;
  3. Use an advanced knowledge of the historical, ideological, critical, and ethical perspectives/discourses in the creative arts, in traditional, hybrid and contemporary cultural and social contexts;
  4. Communicate through a clear presentation and articulation of complex knowledge and ideas.


Description Weighting(%)
1. Students will develop and finalise a self-directed studio or theoretical project in their relevant field of inquiry. This may complement the research and ideas being investigated in SCA4001 Honours Dissertation 2. 90.00
2. Students will engage with methodologies relevant to their field of inquiry. 10.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

There are no texts or materials required for this course.

Assessment details

Approach Type Description Group
Weighting (%) Course learning outcomes
Assignments Written Planning document No 10 1
Assignments Creative Portfolio No 90 1,2,3,4
Date printed 30 June 2022