This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.
Postgraduate | CUR-COM600-2023
Professional or Creative Practice
Prior study needed
- 27 Feb 2023,
- 28 Aug 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- engage competently and respectfully with diverse cultures as well as the contextual, creative and professional practices of a workplace
- demonstrate an innovative, creative or entrepreneurial approach in finding a placement and/or dealing with a challenge or opportunity during the practicum
- reflect upon the application of skills and theory in a professional or creative context
- communicate outcomes of practicum for potential employers, patrons or funding agencies in a globally engaging way
- Students will undertake a placement in a relevant industry, institutional, community or other organisation in order to complete a work-based project/practicum under the guidance of a supervisor in association with an organisational partner.
This subject presents students with the opportunity to hone their professional and/or creative skills while undertaking a placement in a relevant industry, institutional, community or other organisation. Students will validate their theoretical and professional knowledge in practical situations. The goal of the subject is for students to complete a work-based project/practicum under the guidance of a supervisor in association with an organisational partner. The outcome of the practicum/attachment will reflect the student’s engagement in the practical setting, their professional experience and their contribution to creative or professional output.
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- Discussion Board (40%)
- Professional Portfolio (60%)
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You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
- Placement requirements - Students are expected to research host organisations to understand their potential for offering a suitable practicum or project experience. Before commencing a placement, they are also expected to research the history, mission and operational context of their host organisation and their position or department in the organisation.
- Other requirements - Includes Placements
What to study next?
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees
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