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NM2001 - Creative Industries

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to all students

The creative industries sector is regarded as one of the fastest growing areas of economic activity worldwide, both in developing and developed economies. This subject explores the nature of the creative industries, considers the key stakeholders involved, and explores future trends and opportunities relevant to creative artists. In addition to developing a deep understanding of this area of activity, students undertake research and networking activities that provide them with opportunities to benchmark their artistic practice, reflect on areas needing development, as well as develop greater insights into the different career types and paths common to this area. This subject culminates with an internship where students have the opportunity to apply their learning to specific areas of industry practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Indepth knowledge about the nature of the creative industries sector;
  • an understanding of career types and theories applicable to the creative industries sector;
  • a network of new industry contacts and opportunities obtained through research and networking.
Prerequisites: 12CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CV3001 GA3020 PT3010 NM3101 NM2013 CV2020

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Janet Marles
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mr Robert Johnstone.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: other exams (30%); industry research project (50%); assignments (20%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Glenn Porter
Lecturer: Ms Jill Chism.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures - 1 hour each week
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - 2 hours each week
Assessment: other exams (30%); industry research project (50%); assignments (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.