Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CACS102
Subject Name Critical Frameworks in Creative Practice
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignment - Keyword Social Media Page - 30% Journal/Blog - Reflective Journal - 30% Presentation - Media Presentation and Accompanying Report - 40%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Luke Johnson
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Luke Johnson
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
This subject relates significant aspects of critical and cultural theory to contemporary creative practices. It aims to equip students with the capacity to apply critical skills to the development of new work across a range of creative disciplines, including Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Music, Performance, Creative Writing, Digital Media, and Communication and Media. The subject builds on studentsí academic literacy skills while further promoting their digital capabilities. It encourages them to engage with creative communities and industries in the world today, and to think about their own contribution and creative potential.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand of the principles of critical thinking and critical analysis and be able to apply these to creative practices
2. Develop an understanding of a range of critical frameworks and perspectives in relation to creative practices
3. Produce and respond critically to a creative work

Textbook Information
A reading list will be supplied at the start of the semester.
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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