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: There will be no new enrolments in the Creative Practices major, Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma in 2019. Students enrolled in 2017 or previously should consult the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.


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

    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 or an undergraduate programme considered to be equivalent by the Chair 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.

    To complete a MMCT in Creative Practices, students must complete 180 points at 500 level including CRPC502, CRPC593 and 60 points from MUSI502, MUSIC560, SMST507, SPLS520, THSTS544 and THSTS561.

  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    HSHUP520Special Topic: Health, Physical Activity and Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives20G (Block)
    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, ...
    MEDIA501Theory and Research in Action20A (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.
    MEDIA506Scriptwriting20A (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.
    MEDIA507Creative Research Development20A (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.
    MEDIA508Practice-Led Research20A (Hamilton)
    Are you a creative practitioner that wants to experiment with practice-led research? This paper offers a site for experimentation and develop of a practical project to be included in a final dissertation.
    MUSIC560Special Topic20D (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    THSTS544Embodiment and Performance20B (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 Topic20B (Hamilton)
    No description available.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 3 September 2019 10:51am

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