PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2 - 2020/1
Module code: PRO3020
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This module focuses on the appraisal and development of students' graduate showcase proposal. Building on the Level 5 module Professional Development Planning, students will construct a considered and innovative proposal and plan evidencing a creative concept for their Showcase presentation underpinned by industry research and innovation. It will also evidence a clear schedule of activity and resources required to realise the plan.
Guildford School of Acting
BAILEY Niall (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
Indicative content includes:
- Project managament
- Exhibition/installation design
- Marketing materials.
- Personal presentation and communication.
- Continuing Professional Development.
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Oral exam or presentation||Presentation: Individual presentation of showcase stand proposal to tutors and peers (8-10 Mins)||100|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate achievement against the module learning outcomes.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
- Individual presentation of showcase stand proposal to tutors and peers.
- Presentation formative workshop: peer, self and tutor assessment of a proposed presentation during a timetabled session.
• Tutor and peer feedback for the formative assessment will be given during the workshop
• Written feedback for the summative assessment will be provided within 3 weeks of the submission date.
- Encourage students, with appropriate support to plan and project manage an exhibition/installation
- Further develop students’ skills and confidence in personal marketing and presentation
- Further explore industries, practitioners and contributors to the wider entertainment and production sectors and opportunities for career development and lifelong learning.
|001||Evaluate and apply self-promotion methods towards career development||T|
|002||Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to an industry standard||CT|
|003||Present as a self-motivated and professional practitioner||T|
|004||Demonstrate a working knowledge of the entertainment industry’s institutions, structures and systems|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 132
Seminar Hours: 17
Tutorial Hours: 1
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to provide a variety of learning and teaching methods which fit with the overall aims & strategy of the programme and support an independent and self-motivated approach to personal career planning and professional development.
The learning and teaching methods include:
- Individual development tutorials
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 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2 : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/pro3020
Under the three term structure that commences from academic year 2019/0 – this module’s delivery falls in Semester 1 due to the teaching occurring in Teaching Block 1.
Programmes this module appears in
|Theatre Production BA (Hons)||1||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module|
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.