MEDA301 Subject Information and Outline

Subject Description
This subject investigates the nature of creative practice through field studies and material research. It provides an environment for students to undertake guided research that encompasses historical, conceptual and technical aspects of Media Arts practice. Students are guided in their critical investigation into research processes through the series of class seminars. Tutorial workshops present further avenues for students to test and refine their technical methods and critical- aesthetic perspectives. In consultation with the academic staff, students design and propose programs of studies that develop their interests through research, documentation and critical evaluation.

Subject Objectives
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  1. Develop research literacies in both scholarly and practical aspects of Media Arts practice
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the broader context of Media Arts practice and a capacity to develop creativeprojects in this field
  3. Conduct a viable process of experimentation in an identified field of Media Arts practice

Subject coordinator: Jo Law
Lecturers/ Tutors: Jo Law and Mat Wall-Smith

For current timetable information please refer to the online Subject Timetable on the Current Students webpage:

Download 2017 MEDA301 Autumn Subject Outline as .pdf