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Topics in Creative Arts and Media FSX406


You will explore relevant issues and topics such as ethics, consent, moral rights, copyright, sustainability, cultural policy and artificial intelligence as they relate to practice and research in Creative Arts and Media. You will learn how to communicate discussion of these topics to diverse audiences. You will develop and refine research and communication skills appropriate for postgraduate study and your ongoing practice. Topics in Creative Arts and Media culminates in the creation of a short podcast, where you will present a topic or issue to engage a general audience.


Unit name Topics in Creative Arts and Media
Unit code FSX406
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts|Media|Music|Theatre
Coordinator Doctor Jane Woollard
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyse current debates in scholarship in the creative arts and media and communication.
  • Evaluate and summarise a range of source materials relevant to your research interests.
  • Use written and oral modes of presentation to communicate scholarly concepts, debates, and theories to diverse audiences.
  • Apply the podcast form to communicate creative arts and media practice and research.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
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Teaching Pattern

Off Campus (Hobart and Launceston)

Weekly synchronous 2-hour lecture and online tutorial

AssessmentTask 1: Quiz (10%)|Task 2: Written assignment (30%)|Task 3: Oral presentation (30%)|Task 4: Podcast (30%)
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