Electives

Specialise or explore new opportunities.

Electives enable you to enhance and customise your degree, taking you closer to your aspirations. By carefully selecting your electives throughout your degree you can build your art and design capabilities to create a specific career outcome. It is an opportunity for you to take control of where you want to end up professionally.

This page is just a selection of the electives on offer within the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture.

Advertising

  • Advertising Design 1 and 2

Digital and Computer-Aided Design

  • 3D animation
  • 3D design and visualisation
  • 3D digital modelling for artists
  • 3D modelling and virtual space
  • Creative coding
  • Creative expression through physical computing
  • Digital audio/video
  • Digital imaging
  • Digital imaging for art
  • Digital processes for art and design 1
  • Web design

Design Thinking

  • Design thinking
  • Advanced design thinking
  • Design thinking approaches

Drawing

  • Drawing 1
  • Drawing: advanced studies 1 and 2
  • Drawing: conceptual studies 1 and 2
  • Drawing: the body 1
  • Drawing: anatomy 1 and 2
  • Product drawing
  • Engineering drawing

Film and Photography

  • Art and design in film
  • Art and the moving image
  • Digital imaging for art
  • Film practice
  • Photographic processes
  • Photography 1
  • Advanced photography
  • Photography history and theory
  • Video art and the moving image

Furniture Design

  • Furniture 1 and 2

Illustration and Animation

  • Conceptual illustration
  • Illustration as design
  • Illustration for animation
  • Illustration for narrative
  • Introduction to contemporary illustration

Jewellery

  • Contemporary jewellery practice 1, 2, 3 and 4

Mobility Design

  • Mobility design 1, 2 and 3

Packaging, Product Design and Manufacturing

  • Design for manufacturing
  • Materials and manufacturing 1 and 2
  • Model-making and workshop practice
  • Mould-making and casting for design
  • Packaging design

Painting

  • Painting introduction: materials and methods
  • Abstraction and non-objective painting
  • Representational painting: narrative and figuration
  • Sound in the space of art
  • Interventions: feminist and conceptual practices

Printmaking

  • The contemporary print: etching and relief printmaking
  • Artists’ books 1 and 2
  • Screen printing and the contemporary poster

Spatial Design/Interior Architecture

  • Exhibition design
  • Contexts in spatial design studio practice
  • Advanced technologies for spatial design 1 and 2
  • Sensory design
  • Studies in interior architecture
  • Contemporary interior architecture
  • Interior architecture history and theory

Typography

  • Digital font design
  • Typography 1, 2 and 3
Dr Mark Richardson, Program Coordinator Industrial Design assists students on a project in the Digital Fabrication workshop.