Interested in art history? This engaging short course is a great way to build your understanding of how art is informed by culture, politics, religion and more. Take part in hearty conversations about art history and apply your learnings to your own practice.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use formal and informal research techniques to access information
Create written and spoken texts about cultural works
Develop your own opinions and ideas about cultural history and theory
Participate in constructive discussions with your peers about cultural history and theory
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience receiving feedback from peers and/or other audiences
Cultural ideas and information for use in your own practice
A deeper appreciation for art history and culture
Comfort discussing your ideas and opinions with others
A pathway to further study
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A keen interest in the arts and creative industry
Basic computer skills and access to the internet to conduct research
An interest in developing your communication skills
The ability to work collaboratively with other students
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: practising artist, volunteer worker in a galleries and museums, gallery assistant, community arts professional and curator.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Statement of Attainment in Art History and Theory does not have any pre-requisite courses.
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