SPECIALIST PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT 2 - 2020/1
Module code: PRO3016
A mark of 40% is required to pass the module.
Building on Level 5 taught modules and subsequent production roles this Specialist Pathway Development module is designed to advance students' exploration of their subject pathway choice to a professional level of understanding and competence.
Guildford School of Acting
DIGNEY Samuel (GSA)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 6
JACs code: W441
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Successful completion of all previous Level 5 modules.
Indicative content includes:
Depending upon pathway specialisms, students will further develop their skills and knowledge of current and emerging industry practice.
A series of seminars, workshops and masterclasses will introduce the students to the latest developments in the working practice of theatre production.
A pathway-specific schedule will be detailed at the onset of the module.
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||Pathway Project Portfolio||100|
(resit only) resubmission of portfolio
In keeping with the programmes assessment strategy, the creation of the students' pathway project portfolio will exhibit their development of advanced skills and emerging developments in the field of theatre production.
Pathway specific and/or individual tutorials will facilitate formative feedback on the development of the portfolio.
- To develop the students' technical and procedural knowledge to an advanced level, demonstrating a professional understanding of the creation of theatre.
- To develop the students' knowledge of emerging techniques and methods in the design and management of theatre production.
- To further encourage and nurture a practice based upon research and reflection.
|001||Confidently define, prepare for and complete tasks appropriate to a professional level of competence required of a major support role across professional production domains||CP|
|002||Expand upon their knowledge of industry-specific technology and current management practice.||KP|
|003||Develop a professional understanding with specialist equipment and processes to explore the opportunities, challenges and limitations of traditional production methods||CP|
|004||Undertake personal research to explore, interrogate and critically reflect upon their work and process||CT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 116
Lecture Hours: 32
Tutorial Hours: 2
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Enable the student to advance their exploration and acquisition of skills introduced at Level 5.
Introduce specialist areas of practice and process relating to their pathway choice.
Interrogate and reflect upon the work of other collaborative disciplines in production work.
Encourage effective communication and participation in group dynamics.
Support students in development and realisation of creative decision making .
The Learning and teaching strategy represents key identifiers of the programme's learning and teaching strategy in advancing collaboration, learner autonomy, the testing of knowledge and ability, critical understanding, group processes and the creation of original work and exploration of the techniques, crafts and working methods of production for performance.
The learning and teaching methods include:
workshops, practical classes, laboratory/studio-based practice, , lectures, seminars, tutorials
group and individual learning
tutor-led, student-led and self-directed study
use of subject-specific and generic technologies
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for SPECIALIST PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT 2 : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/pro3016
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2020/1 academic year.