ACA309 - Creative Careers and Contexts


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course A352, A356, A357 or A359; or A300 or D303 with Major specialisation in Visual Arts or Photography





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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week


In this unit, students will be encouraged to reflect upon and analyse the changing roles of artists in society through direct engagement with professional practitioners and workplaces across a range of creative arts disciplines. Students will draw on this knowledge to gain a real world understanding of professional practice and identify opportunities for further employment within the contemporary cultural economy.

Students will learn the appropriate practical, administrative, marketing and self-management skills required to launch and maintain their careers as creative artists in their chosen discipline. They will develop a career development strategy that can be used to demonstrate the essential skills and knowledge for a future job application, successful pitch for funding or, development of a self run-project.

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