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PROFESSIONAL ART PRACTICE

The study unit PAT 3701 may only be taken for the BVA, the BA (Culture and Arts), degree with specialisation in Multimedia Studies. The study unit PAT4801 may only be taken by the BVA degree students. Credit for a degree is granted for (CCT3014 and EXH303G) or (PAT3701 or PMP3701). Students registered for the BVA: Professional Art Practice must be registered for in conjunction with VAR3701 and VAR3702. Students registered for the BA (Culture and Arts) degree with specialisation in Multimedia Studies: Professional Multimedia Practice must be registered for in conjunction with VAR3701.
Students requesting credits from other institutions must contact the department and submit a portfolio. On success they will receive a permission document. Registrations for PAT3701 close on the same day as the semester registration closing date and not the closing date for year modules. Students must attend a minimum of one day of both practical workshops. Students are expected to attend the two workshops presented and are strongly advised to attend the full workshops.
Professional Art Practice (Painting)
General information: This subject was previously known as Two-dimensional Form. This study unit may be taken in any degree. Credits: for a degree is granted for TON100L or
TWF101V, TWF111X and TWF102W or the current module TWF1501.
Prospective students must obtain prior permission from the Department Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology before registering for the degree. Students must attend a minimum of two days for both practical workshops. Students are expected to attend the two workshops presented and are strongly advised to attend the full week of these two workshops.

Sculpture - THF1501
Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: To introduce the student to the discipline of sculpture and to provide students with basic skills training in sculpture. The module aims at developing creative thinking through the guidance of projects and incorporates both methodologies inherent to art practice and the principles and techniques of sculpture through the exploration of traditional and nontraditional media.
Painting - TWF1501
Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 5 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: North America, the Far East and Australasia are the areas that will be covered in this module. The student continues to learn about destination development and is introduced to quantitative methods used in tourism.
Professional Art Practice 1 - PAT3701
Under Graduate Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: VAR2601& VAR2602 or VAR211D & VAR212E Co-requisite: VAR3702 & VAR3701
Purpose: To provide students with theoretical information on professional art practice. Comprehensive guidance is given on professional exhibition practice as well as on the positioning of the professional artist with regard to the art market, commissions and residencies. Students are guided in the writing, preparation and production of professional art catalogues. For students specialising in Multimedia, the module entails the writing of a research article, which is extended into interactive and printed catalogue formats.
Professional Art Practice 2 - PAT4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: VAR3701, VAR3702 & PAT3701 (Only applicable to 02224) Co-requisite: VAR4801 & VAR8402
Purpose: To provide students with theoretical information on professional art practice. Comprehensive guidance is given on professional exhibition practice as well as on the positioning of the professional artist with regard to the art market, commissions and residencies.