Master of Community Cultural Development (by Coursework)

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  • Objectives
    The course will:

    • provide opportunities for students of proven ability, to undertake advanced work in the area of community cultural development practice;

    • encourage professional work practices;

    • promote critical reflection on the role of the professional artist working in the wider community;

    • create a climate of research, critical analysis and discourse relating to ‘best practice’ in contemporary community cultural development practice, and

    encourage the consolidation of community cultural development praxis
  • Course description
    The Master of Community Cultural Development aims to address increasing work opportunities in the field of community cultural development (CCD) and cross-sectoral community based arts practice. The course aims to provide an intensive learning experience for artists/animateurs from all art forms, who have a commitment to social justice and to the role of art as a process for intervention.

    The course responds to the fields expressed training needs, and will incorporate studies in CCD practice, context, process and theory, and specifically aim to engage artists/animateurs experientially through the development of practical, theoretical and management skill, vital to career development in this field.

    The Master of Community Cultural Development (by Coursework) aims to:

    • develop innovative teaching, training and learning models of inquiry and practice-led research within the context of CCD practice
    • advance the CCD research agenda through strategic partnerships with the public policy sector
    • consolidate CCD practice strengths in all art forms
    • engage leading practitioners as state, national and international presenters
    • develop and maintain cross-sectoral partnerships with education, community development, justice, health/wellbeing, urban renewal/development, public housing and specific communities (youth, aged, ethnic and indigenous)
    • align interdiscipline arts and cultural resources with cross-sectoral partnerships opportunity.
    • maintain philanthropic partnerships
    • provide scholarship opportunities for financially disadvantaged, specific ethnic and indigenous students.

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