10 cp Prerequisites 20 cp from 200-level units in Visual Arts and Design Teaching Organisation Lectures, tutorials, seminars prior to undertaking the internship, conducted during the mid-year recess in appropriate workplace settings, although there is provision for it to occur at other times during the semester.
In this unit students are required to work as an apprentice (assistant) to an artist, graphic designer, critic, art historian, craftsperson, museum or gallery manager or curator who will function as a mentor. The student will undertake an ethnographic inquiry into the practice of the assigned mentor, prior to the preparation of a work proposal. The work proposal must be approved by both the University and the mentor before commencement of the internship. The internship will provide a vocational focus for students as they prepare for a diversity of careers in visual arts and design practice.