Production Placement 1A

Subject THTR10005 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 18.75
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 15 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

200 hours contact and non contact





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Core Participation Requirements:

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Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
Southbank Campus
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Production Placement 1A is the subject where students are able to put into practice technical and creative knowledge taught formally in the classroom during Semester 1. Students are assigned to at least one placement on a production mounted either within and/or beyond the Faculty. The placement introduces the student to the complexity of the production process and the collaborative nature of the work.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject, students should be able to work efficiently as part of a production team having developed the necessary communication skills (written and oral) and identified the need for continued, independent learning and critical thinking.


Production Placement Supervisor Reports (80%); Presentation of peer and self-assessment reports (10%); participation in Production Placement seminar (10%).

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

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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 practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • work at various levels both as an individual and as a team member, in a wide variety of visual/performing artistic environments;
  • demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Production

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