Courses & Units

Arts Business and Management FFE233


This unit provides visual artists, designers, music and theatre practitioners with the essential skills for their professional development within the arts industry. Areas addressed may include professional opportunities available within the visual arts, music, theatre and design industries; the commercial and government arts industry; the development of a CV/resume and/or presentation portfolio; contract law; copyright and intellectual property; marketing and promotion of performance and artwork; use of agents; manager and the gallery director: the use of ABN, taxation and budgeting matters; insurance and public liability issues; setting up and administering a small theatre company, music ensemble or gallery; partnership and collaboration arrangements; company structures and meeting procedures; making grant applications; sponsorship.


Unit name Arts Business and Management
Unit code FFE233
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts
Teaching staff


Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100301

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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

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Teaching Pattern

39 hours comprised of lectures, tutorials, consultation and project facilitation over 8 days (Summer School)


Journal/Workbook 20%; preparation of presentation portfolio or equivalent professional experience package 30%; preparation of grant application 25%; individual project appropriate for specific discipline 25%

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