Performance Exercise

Course code CAPA3900
Available in 2017
2017 Course Timetables


This course is designed to give students a platform to apply their skills and knowledge in creative and performing arts in a specific project. It provides an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have accrued in a professional setting and includes possibilities for Work Integrated Learning. This course challenges the student to extend their creative potentials and explore boundaries and articulate with professional practices.



  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understanding of the process in developing an idea from inception to professional realisation

2. The ability to apply communication skills and personal confidence to the process of creative collaboration.

3. An understanding of and sensitivity to performance practices within a context of professional values.

4. A critical ability to analyse and evaluate the creative experience in a professional context.


This is a fully assessable course which offers recognition and credit to students for work undertaken as major participants in a performance project. This may take many forms: student or staff generated productions, a series of workshops, a practice-based research project, a devised performance, a community-based project, etc. The course may entail concentrated periods of work during the semester in preparation for performance.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): DRAM3900. Students who have successfully completed DRAM3900 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA3900.


This course replaces DRAM3900. If you have successfully completed DRAM3900 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed Knowledge

CAPA1001, CAPA1020, CAPA2710

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Indiviual Theoretical & Practical Reflective Critique

Performance: Minor Performance

Performance: Major Performance

Presentation: Seminar Presentation

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term