Production Placement 3

Subject THTR30019 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 68.75
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Year Long, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 600 hours
Total Time Commitment: 600 hours
Prerequisites: 757-235 Production Placement 2B
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Subject Overview:

Placement 3 is the subject where creative and technical knowledge and experience gained over the previous two years is tested and consolidated in a practical environment. Students are usually assigned to at least three placements on productions mounted both within and beyond the College. At this stage, a responsibility for peer teaching is expected of the student. Following completion of this subject, students will have developed excellent collaborative, communicative, evaluative and creative skills to a level accepted within industry. It is a requirement of this subject that students attend a weekly production placement seminar with their supervisor and with other students working in the same area. Successful completion of peer and self-assessment reports is a hurdle requirement.

Objectives: On completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of leadership, organisational and creative skills that are of professional standard.

Production Placement supervisor reports (80%); presentation of peer and self-assessment reports (10%); participation in Production Placement seminar (10%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate:

  • advanced communication skills (visual, oral, written);
  • advanced critical thinking skills;
  • organisational and creative skills;
  • documentation skills;
  • collaborative skills;
  • leadership skills.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Production

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