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ACC301 - Freelancing in the Arts

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Offering information:

Not offered 2013, re-offered 2014 subject to approval.

Enrolment modes:

(B, G, S)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:K Le Rossignol
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit is targeted to emerging freelance artists across the creative arts industry. It aims to develop knowledge of how to get projects developed and supported. It focuses on the artist’s role and responsibility in a freelance environment. Topics include critical analysis of cultural policies and art practice; project management and working with others; career planning and goal setting; ethical and legal considerations for art practitioners; relationships of artists, administrators and audiences. The unit also looks at processes and strategies for developing funding, marketing and promotion; networking; grant applications; and resources for developing professional art projects.


Seminar paper/participation equivalent 500 words 20%

Project application and oral pitch equivalent 2500 words 50%

In-class final exercise equivalent 1000 words 30%

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