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    An investigation of the knowledge and skills required to develop a career in the creative industries.

    About this paper

    Paper title The Creative Industries
    Subject Performing Arts Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    One 100-level DANC, MUSI, PERF or THEA paper and 36 further points
    PERF 305
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music

    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Hilary Halba

    Teaching Staff: Dr Michael Holland
    Dr Ian Chapman
    Dr Maddy Parkins-Craig
    Mr Martyn Roberts


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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Have the ability to undertake research - to locate, retrieve, cite, evaluate and synthesise information pertaining to the creative industries
    • Appraise different methods of promotion and dissemination of performance
    • Demonstrate a mature understanding of global industry perspectives, support systems, and financial responsibilities within the context of a professional career in the creative industries
    • Demonstrate an ability to express and explore ideas and to question received opinion
    • Communicate and write clearly and precisely about aspects of the creative industries including writing grant applications


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
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