PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING 2 - 2017/8
Module code: PRO3012
Guildford School of Acting
ROXBURGH D Mr (GSA)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 6
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 115
Seminar Hours: 17
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||GRADUATE SHOWCASE WRITTEN PLAN||50|
|Practical based assessment||PRESENTATION||50|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
All prior Level 4, 5 and 6 modules.
A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module.
This module focuses on the appraisal and development of students' Graduate Showcase Proposal (GSP). Building on the Level 5 module Professional Development Planning, students will have constructed a considered proposal evidencing a core creative concept for their Showcase presentation underpinned by industry research and innovation in their proposed skills presentation.
In this follow-up module students will advance the proposal to a practical plan, evidencing a clear schedule of activity and resources required to realise the proposal.
Provide students with the necessary support and expertise to project manage an exhibition/installation
Develop students skills in personal marketing and presentation
Further explore industries, practitioners and contributors to the wider entertainment and production sectors and opportunities for access, training, and apprenticeship
|1||Confidently describe their ambition post-graduation through considered research and engagement with Professional Development Planning||KCT|
|2||Articulate their experiences, skills and abilities to likely employers and people of influence both in person and in the use of a range of supporting media||KPT|
|3||Manage a small project from proposal through to detailed plan evidencing appropriate selection and integration of technical elements, financial, time and general resource management||PT|
|4||Understand the importance of networking, presentation and industry hierarchies||KCP|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Field trips to Industry Exhibition/s.
Interrogating the physical installation.
Preparing a budget, risk assessment, logistics planning and support.
Personal presentation and communication.
Making a ‘pitch’.
Apprenticeships and industry.
Continuing Professional Development.
Legal aspects of employment & self-employment.
Finance for the self-employed, including taxation & insurance.
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Enable students to develop appreciation of the sector skills requirements for employability.
Provide a secure template for the management and realisation of a marketing/networking event.
Identify key employment opportunities through appreciation of industry practitioners across creative, technical, manufacturing and supply sectors.
Allow students to plan for post-graduate employment and further education.
Engage students in discourse allowing for a learner directed approach to their PDP.
This module underpins core Programme Learning outcomes supporting the application of knowledge, concepts and skills across disciplines, the ability to organise material independently and critically evaluate its significance and in the identification of key practitioners.
The learning and teaching methods include:
Visits from industry/trade bodies.
Student and tutor led workshops.
Reading list for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING 2 : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/pro3012
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