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.