Production Skills 2B

Subject THTR20016 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 46 hours
Total Time Commitment:

70 hours

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2015


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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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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:

This subject provides an extension of skills in one area from the two modules completed in Production Skills 2A. Selection of the module is made in consultation with the Subject Coordinator.

Learning Outcomes:

Following completion of this subject, students should have

  • a greater ability to translate, interpret and/or execute designs in their respective area. Students should also have further developed methods of executing and manipulating of materials and technology required in performance production and developed more methods for evaluating and costing the performance production;
  • developed additional advanced communication skills (written, visual and oral) appropriate to their respective area of performance production and developed the confidence and ability to deal professionally with people from a wide range of performance arts.

Practical and written assignments (80%); participation (20%).

Students will not normally be allowed to continue in an area in which they have failed to achieve a satisfactory grade of H3 or above.

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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 extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to practising visual/performing artists;
  • demonstrate practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • critically and creatively engage with topics of cultural significance across the broader community.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Production

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