Honours Fieldwork Project

Subject DNCE40001 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2016.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Within the arts industry, negotiated by contract
Total Time Commitment:

Within the arts industry, negotiated by contract.





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Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments 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)
Email: 13MELB@unimelb.edu.au

Subject Overview:

Preparatory seminar program to introduce students to current workplace practices in the dance industry and subsequent field experience with a dance organisation.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject the student should have gained experience within their chosen industry area eg a professional dance company, dance production and technical theatre, advocacy or administration.


The fieldwork placement as negotiated (70%); daily journal of work practice including a weekly summary of 400 words (30%).

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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 have acquired the following:

  • the ability for collaborative learning;
  • the capacity for teamwork;
  • the capacity to access, evaluate and analyse data from a range of sources.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Dance (Degree with Honours)

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