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This Visual Culture unit explores the ways in which visual culture shapes our cultural experience on an aesthetic level, with equal significance in the social and economic spheres.
Offered online through Griffith University, this unit examines various practices of visual culture, including visual arts, film and television, fashion, mass media, photography and advertising.
Developing a critical appreciation and understanding of visual culture, you will explore the manner in which visual languages have changed across historical and contemporary contexts up to the current day.
This unit is designed to expand visual literacy, an important aspect of communication. Study at your own pace with Open Universities Australia.
Applicants must be accepted into one of the following courses in order to enrol in this unit:
You must also have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in or intending to enrol in the following units:
You must also ensure you have not completed a previous version of this unit.
In this communication unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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The Visual Culture unit offers essential knowledge for any student of communications, or a timely refresher for professionals already working in the field. This unit also provides insights that will be valuable to students of art, design, media or advertising.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.