PERF20029 - Creative & Performing Arts Project 1

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit is comprised of practice, content and scholarly approaches negotiated by the Faculty and the student as being appropriate for the student's creative and scholarly creative and performing arts postgraduate project needs and interests. This is one of a suite of postgraduate project units designed for creative and performing artists to extend and improve their creative and/or performance practice through intensive, informed, reflective exploration and analysis, either independently or collaboratively.


Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 8
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.16666666666667
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Corequisite: PERF20028

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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2018

Term 1 - 2018 Profile

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 8-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 16.666666666667 hours of study per week, making a total of 200 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 100%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: self-reflection; staff feedback; student feedback
Maintain strong project focus for assessment but provide more structured opportunities for feedback.
Provide a structured formative feedback opportunity by creating a draft deadline for the submission of the final project work.
Action Taken
Implemented a draft deadline to allow students to receive comprehensive formative feedback.
Source: self reflection; student feedback
Explore possibility of more specialised content for disciplines within the creative industries
Although this course has been discontinued as of 2017, ensure specialisations are available in new CL04 course.
Action Taken
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Apply skills acquired and processes involved in the investigation of creative or performing arts practice to an advanced level practice-based creative and performing arts project
  2. Create, produce and/or perform a work-in-progress or a completed creative artefact, or equivalent
  3. Contextualise this practice through written reflection and analysis, drawing on the works of other scholars, theorists and artists in the specific disciplinary or interdisciplinary field of the creative and performing arts
  4. Evaluate the progress and outcomes of the project in Creative Enterprise terms


Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment