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PERF305 The Creative Industries

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

Paper title The Creative Industries
Paper code PERF305
Subject Performing Arts Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,141.35
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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One 200-level DANC, MUSI, PERF or THEA paper and 18 further 200-level points
PERF 205

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Hilary Halba

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


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Course outline

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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

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system