Did you know that you can study overseas in intensive mode as part of your Arts degree? The National School of Arts offers students a range of exciting and innovative two-week intensive units in Italy and the United States. Read on to find out more!
The National School of Arts typically offers three intensive units per year at the ACU Rome Campus in Italy, one in February and two in June/July. These are open to eligible Arts students from all ACU campuses.
Units in 2018:
HUMA317 History and Geography of Rome (February - applications closed for 2018) ENGL224 Romantic Generations (June - applications closed for 2018) HUMA252 Art, Politics and Society in Renaissance and Baroque Rome (June/July - applications closed for 2018)
Units in 2019 (subject to approval):
HUMA317 History and Geography of Rome (February, dates to be confirmed) PERF215 Screen Studies (June/July, dates to be confirmed) HIST216 Medieval Europe (June/July, dates to be confirmed)
An information session for HUMA317 will be held in semester 1, 2018. Details to follow.
Information sessions for PERF215 and HIS216 will be held in mid-2018. Details to follow
Visual Arts students can attend one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious international exhibitions of contemporary art, the Venice Biennale, as part of their studies. ARTS338 Venice Biennale is open to students who have achieved 20 credit points from 200-level units, ARTS112 Art in the Early 20th Century and ARTS237 Postmodern Art in the 20th Century. As the Biennale is a biannual event, ARTS338 is offered in alternate years. It will next run (subject to approval) in 2019.
An information session for ARTS338 will be held in mid-2018. Details to follow.
New York, United States
New York is a hub for American theatre performance and an important centre and setting for American writing. HUMA318 The Literature and Drama of New York City gives students the unparalleled opportunity to read literary texts, attend performances and immerse themselves in the locations that gave birth to these texts and to the theatres, galleries and museums that provided the creative impetus to these works. The unit will next run (subject to approval) in December 2018/January 2019 (dates to be confirmed).
An information session for HUMA318 will be held in semester 1, 2018. Details to follow.
The Student View
Check out the video below of Arts students who studied in Rome to find out what they had to say about their experience.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN ANY OF THE ABOVE UNITS, PLEASE EMAIL NSASTUDENTSNSW. Please give your name, your current year of study, the name of your course, and the unit you are interested in. We will keep you name on file and contact you when we begin the recruitment process for that unit.