SCUL211-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Sculpture 2A

45 points

Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 2019


Students will be introduced to developing technical competence in, and broad operational of, theoretical knowledge within the specialised studio discipline. Projects relating to the conventions and techniques of Sculpture practice, participation in group meetings, critiques, reading groups and critical reflections, documentation of all work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn:

  • A broad understanding of the methodologies and technologies that define the medium of sculpture.
  • A broad understanding of the importance of in-depth study towards developing a critically engaged practice.
  • How to interpret primary information for the purposes of completing project-based work and critical reflection assignments.
  • How to develop practice-based projects within the context of a defined brief.
  • The ability to define a field of inquiry in relation to a brief including process, development and resolution.  Interpretation of the brief can be inventive and open ended.
  • A basic understanding of precedents - both historical and contemporary - for artists operating within the field of sculpture.
  • An understanding of selected materials, processes and techniques and how these inform the making of sculpture.
  • An understanding of the role of drawing in conceptualising and developing a sculptural work.


FINA103, or
by permission of the Head of the School of Fine Arts on the basis of at least 120 points from another degree, a collection of works and an interview (application information may be obtained from the Head of School). Entry to this course is limited.


Louise Palmer

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,551.00

International fee $11,325.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 12

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts .

All SCUL211 Occurrences

  • SCUL211-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019