Professional Experience Project A - ADAD4000

Faculty: Faculty of Art & Design

School: School of Art & Design

Course Outline: Download course outline (PDF format)

Campus: Paddington

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 13

Enrolment Requirements:

Must have completed SART3800, SDES2116, SOMA3616, SDES6772

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Professional Experience A is a flexible 'capstone' course which provides students studying Fine Art, Media Art or Design with an opportunity to work in the creative industries relevant to their studies and apply their academic knowledge in the workplace.

During this course you will establish a working relationship with the profession and potential employers, helping you make informed choices about your future career pathways.

You will need to spend 150 hours working in an approved professional context to complete this course. This context may include internships or other professional placements; fieldwork, atelier or artist collective experiences; public exhibition or museum program development; residencies, master classes or competition entries. The context must be relevant to degree requirements and achievable with respect to available time, opportunities and personal resources. All professional experiences must be approved in advance by the Course Convener.

In liaison with the Course Convener, you can commence your professional experience from mid way through your third year, although it is normally undertaken in your fourth year. You are encouraged to undertake professional experiences overseas or interstate, and ADAD4000 can be combined with a period of Student Exchange.

If you wish to extend your Professional Experience, students can enrol in ADAD4001 Professional Experience B, which adds an additional 150 hours.


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