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THE3011 Preparing for the Entertainment Industry 1

Semester 1, 2022 Toowoomba On-campus
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Examiner: David Burton


Pre-requisite: THE2031 or THE2032


Students preparing for professional careers as performers, production or creative staff in the entertainment industry need a broad range of skills and knowledge necessary to operate autonomously, interdependently or in a leadership capacity within the organisational structures and procedures utilized by live event and digital recording work environs.

Commensurate with individual career aspirations developed through study in previous courses, students enrolled in this course will either be assigned to performance-oriented project work employing digital technologies or to project work requiring the development and application of skills and processes involved in time, resource and personnel management across a variety of creative work environs.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. explore ways of working with recent and emerging technologies relevant to their field of practice (TLO1);
  2. gather and interpret data to inform judgements on artistic, practicable, social, scientific, or ethical issues that relate to their field of practice (TLO2);
  3. assess and apply fundamental principles, concepts and techniques to develop the processes required to achieve project outcomes and goals relevant to their field and role of practice (TLO3);
  4. communicate their ideas OR performance to diverse collaborators and/or audience (TLO4);
  5. work independently and collaboratively within diverse contexts as required to achieve project research and management outcomes (TLO5).


Description Weighting(%)
1. Application of professional techniques and procedures 40.00
2. Project outcomes according to identified criteria 40.00
3. Independent and self-initiated work processes 20.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

There are no texts or materials required for this course.

Student workload expectations

To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.

Assessment details

Description Weighting (%)
Date printed 10 February 2023