ALW200 - Freelancing in the Arts


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:






Incompatible with:

ACC301, ACC200

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 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent


This unit uses a work-integrated learning approach to develop strategic skills for the writing and allied creative arts sectors. The strategic skills are:

  • pitching self and own arts practice for specified creative industry sector;
  • researching, conceptualising and planning projects/applications relevant to given clients and own arts discipline.

The emphasis is on the combination of presenting a coherent approach to students’ own creative practice, and demonstrating key industry skills related to real-world projects selected from examples such as small grant, residency or fellowship applications, or creative project/installation proposals.

Unit Fee Information

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