Courses & Units

Field trip in Creative Industries, Practices and Cultures B HEJ351


Note: This unit is available in your third year of study. Entry to the unit is competitive, and is subject to approval by the unit coordinator. To apply for entry into the unit and relevant grant consideration where appropriate, please email the unit coordinator. This unit offers you the opportunity to undertake supervised fieldwork. You will develop your understanding of the changing creative environment and your ability to map cultural, industrial and technological changes. You will also be introduced to methods of engagement and fieldwork in an interdisciplinary setting. Fieldtrip opportunities change between semesters and years, and students will apply for a place for an advertised fieldtrip. Available fieldtrips will be advertised via the School of Creative Arts and Media disciplines and will involve a selection process.


Unit name Field trip in Creative Industries, Practices and Cultures B
Unit code HEJ351
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media
Coordinator Doctor Donald Reid
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By
Level Advanced


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2024 22/3/2024 15/4/2024 2/6/2024

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2024 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2024 will be available from the 1st October 2023. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Create a research-based framework to articulate your fieldwork goals and apply this framework to the production of a relevant project.
  • 2. Build and analyse affiliations and cultural networks through investigating and documenting engagement with institutional, cultural and peer group environments
  • Respond respectfully and responsibly to the multiple perspectives, diverse communities and alternative norms encountered during the fieldwork.
  • 4. Critically reflect on the relationship between your disciplinary norms and expectations to the experience in the field.

Fee Information

The 2024 Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) rates are still being finalised by the Government and we will update the domestic fee information as soon as we have more details.



75 credit points at Introductory level or higher and Admission into Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Media and Communication or Theatre and Performance major


Teaching Pattern

On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)

Tuition pattern determined by field trip availability

AssessmentTask 1: In the field group work (30%)|Task 3: Fieldwork Report (30%)|Task 2: Professional Portfolio (40%)
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