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VIS8011 Aesthetic Theory (Masters)

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 25 March 2023


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MARA


This course critically examines aesthetic theories from pre-modern, modern and contemporary periods which have influenced artists both present and past. This course provides a more advanced level of knowledge and skills development of key debates within art history, theory and practice focusing primarily on the design, development and final production of a professional project by each student. This is done through the development and production of either written or practical studio research.

Students undertaking this course will gain an advanced level of knowledge covering aesthetic theory from some of the Western world's most important philosophers. The course will provide the material for the student to critically reflect on the connection between aesthetics, philosophy and contemporary debates and critical rejoinders to those earlier theories.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 25 March 2023