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Graduate Certificate in Arts and Community Engagement (GC-ARTSCE)

Graduate CertificateYear: 2018 Delivered: On Campus

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Award titleGraduate Certificate in Arts and Community Engagement
Year & campus2018
CRICOS code089324M
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 8
Credit points50 credit points
Duration6 months full time


The course is an introduction to Arts and Community Engagement project developments within the broad practice of Community Cultural Development (CCD). It is a highly practical and skill based study program that is underpinned by theoretical frameworks, reading discussions, visiting guest speakers, group workshops and individual goal setting. It is delivered in an intensive model across 100 hours.

The study program will be delivered as experiential learning and will include examination of the current community contexts of the creative arts as a community-based practice. It aims to build awareness of the principles of community development & empowerment, as well as improving understanding of concepts of culture & cultural diversity, identity & narratives of representation, and the collaborative role of the creative artist and entrepreneur in community leadership. It is a course to prepare a pathway into many sectors of community life and to meet employment needs in cross-sectoral organisations, It is made up of four modules or subjects following a pedagogical progression culminating in the student presenting an ‘real world’ project proposal.

Last updated: 14 December 2017