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 CAVA224
Subject Name Advanced Photography 1
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CAVA124 or CAVA125 or CAVA126
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignment; Visual research 15% Assignment; Visual process diary 15% Project; Self-directed 70%
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
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
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
Quota 100
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 4 hr studio per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Grant Ellmers
Derek Kreckler
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Derek Kreckler
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
CAVA224 will focus on photographic and object typologies to make photographic assemblages and series. Students will produce their own images as well as use images from secondary sources and collections. The subject will foster a critical engagement with contemporary issues and art practices within an art historical context. Students will produce a body of work for assessment by exhibition in the TAEM building. Students will be introduced to program material via lectures and structured class exercises that will provide them with the required technical, formal and conceptual skills to undertake the self-directed project.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will have:
1. Developed studio skills and an understanding of materials and practices in photography
2. Developed further independent management of self directed projects
3. Developed further strategies for resolving visual ideas
4. Broadened their understanding of the interpretive and critical skills needed in photography through reviewing their work through a comparison with relevant contemporary artists
5. Deepened their discipline understanding of contemporary arts practice and discussion of contemporary art movements

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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