The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020

Course handbook


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.

Availability2020 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Apply creative skills to develop an idea from inception to realisation

2. Extend communication skills and personal confidence to the process of creative collaboration

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

4. 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.


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

Assumed knowledge

CAPA1001, CAPA1020; CAPA2710

Assessment items

Performance: Minor Performance - 20%

Performance: Major Performance - 50%

Report: Report - 30%

Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term