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Creativity has a special place in contemporary life, and no matter the field of study you’re focusing on, you will benefit from this introduction to the creative process.
Understanding how to engage with ideas or even problems in creative ways can help you to unlock new perspectives and articulate your thoughts. Creativity can involve critical thinking, research and innovation, and this unit of study takes you through all aspects of cultural practice.
You will learn how to find inspiration, sort through and develop your ideas and come up with creative responses through a range of disciplines.
The unit also focuses on the importance of artistic expression within the wider community, investigating the relationships between contemporary art and popular culture, and questioning the role of the artist.
Delivered online by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, this unit is a core requirement of a range of Bachelor of Arts programs, including those majoring in internet communications, professional writing and publishing, fine art and visual culture.
Anyone can apply.
In this art and creativity unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
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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This unit of study counts towards a Bachelor of Arts from Curtin University and will set you up with an appreciation for the role of creativity in problem solving and the community at large.
You will be given the opportunity to create work and engage in critical thinking exercises, strengthening your ability to:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.