Production Placement 3

Subject THTR30019 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 30 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

700 hours contact and non-contact

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

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.


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
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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