Creative Practices (2020)

Creative Practices students develop practical understanding and experience of the creative processes of performance, composition and production in the creative and performing arts.

Note: Candidates who wish to follow a creative practice or creative technology pathway can discuss these options with the Screen and Media Studies graduate advisor.


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  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(CreatePrac) and PGDip(CreatePrac)

    To be eligible to be considered for enrolment in graduate Creative Practices papers, a student should normally have completed a Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies (BMCT) or an undergraduate programme considered to be equivalent by the Head of the School of Arts and have achieved at least a B average over either all of the papers in their undergraduate major or the best three 300 level papers in the major.

  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
    HSHUP520Special Topic: Health, Physical Activity and Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives30.0No occurrences
    This paper draws upon the latest research across the disciplines to offer students new conceptual tools for understanding the social, cultural, historical, political and economic complexities of health and physical activity in contemporary society. Students will explore a series of international and Aotearoa-specific case studies, and will be supported in developing research-informed strategies to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds.
    MEDIA501Critical and Creative Approaches to Research30.020A (Hamilton)
    This paper identifies the constraints and freedoms of research methods, and places a strong emphasis on research as an intellectual, theoretical, and processual activity as well as the roles of interdisciplinary projects in creating unique methodological and conceptual media research.
    MEDIA506Scriptwriting30.020A (Hamilton)
    This workshop-based paper develops understanding and experience of script-construction processes and practices as well as script analysis. Students will produce second draft scripts for the format, length and genre of their choice.
    MEDIA507Theory and Research in Action30.020A (Hamilton)
    Have you got a topic you are passionate about to research? This paper provides students the opportunity to engage with primary texts in preparation for writing their dissertation. You will explore research design frameworks which will support the completion of a robust dissertation.
    MEDIA508Creative Practice Research30.020A (Hamilton)
    Are you a creative practitioner that wants to experiment with practice-led research? This paper offers a site for experimentation and development of a practical project to be included in a final dissertation.
    MUSIC560Special Topic30.020D (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    THSTS544Embodiment and Performance30.020B (Hamilton)
    Advanced practical and theoretical study of interdisciplinary perspectives on embodiment and performance for theatre studies and dance. Creative practice research methodology and qualitative methods will be discussed and applied in workshops.
    THSTS561Special Topic30.020B (Hamilton)
    No description available.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 February 2021 9:49am

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