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ACC200 - Freelancing in the Arts

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Karen Le Rossignol





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit is targeted to developing skills for freelancing across the creative arts. There is a focus on project-based and applied learning through three elements: exploration of case studies linked to creative industries theory, government policy and arts social/cultural issues; practice in pitch presentations for career development; and development of a group project taking a client briefing from concept through marketing and basic budgeting to proposal presentation. The emphasis in the unit is on the combination of developing both the freelance skills for creative arts practice, and capacities to work to client briefs for a range of arts projects.


Seminar Presentation 30% 1200 words

Individual pitch 30% equivalent 1200 words

Group Project from Client Briefing 40% individual 1600 words

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