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NM3902 - Professional Practice in Creative Arts

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject provides students with a range of strategies relevant to a career in creative arts. Students will learn about funding streams, valuation strategies, grant writing, employment structures and other career opportunities. In addition, students will develop a professional folio designed to help them establish a career. A strong work-integrated learning focus is a key part of this subject.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe and discuss the nature of a career in creative arts;
  • assess particular strategies required to establish a career in creative arts;
  • design strategies by which to network effectively with industry practitioners and stakeholders;
  • appraise key opportunities relevant to a career in the creative arts.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (60%) - Individual.


Study Period 2, External
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Coord/Lect: Professor Ryan Daniel.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours online activity
  • 20 hours online Workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.