Performance Techniques C

Subject THTR60030 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 3 hours per week (all year)
Total Time Commitment:

260 hours





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Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

This subject is an extension of material from Performance Techniques B in the Postgraduate Diploma of Performance Creation. Students may focus on specific issues and problems arising from projects assigned in Performance Projects C.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject, students should bea ble to:

  • exhibit a specialist area of knowledge in the performng arts industries, at a high level;
  • exhibit a capacity to design, conduct and present original research;
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

The realisation of practical studies (70%), and written assignments and reports equivalent to 4000 words (30%).

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject the student should have acquired the following skills:

  • the ability to create and organise aesthetic material;
  • the ability to solve problems;
  • the capacity to interpret and analyse;
  • the capacity to communicate orally and in writing.
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