Ymarfer Proffesiynol 2023-24
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 1
In this module you will engage in the practices of the arts industry as it operates within the United Kingdom. You will have the opportunity to make a professional pitch for a potential performance in the Pontio Arts Centre, write a bid for arts funding, and experience directly through your practice the functioning of institutional structures and arts policies, arts management, marketing, funding, health and wellbeing in the arts and community practice. Upon successful completion of the module, you will have insight into the range of different career options available in the arts, and you will be prepared to engage in the profession through observation, applied research and critical analysis.
Professional practice, Arts institutions, Structure of Arts funding, Policy and strategy of arts organisations and funding bodies, Application processes for arts funding, Arts management, Marketing in the arts, Music in Health and Wellbeing Arts project development, Community practice, Report writing.
-threshold -D•Knowledge of key areas/principles only•Weaknesses in understanding of main areas•Limited evidence of background study•Answer only poorly focussed on question and with some irrelevant material and poor structure•Arguments presented but lack coherence•Several factual/computational errors•No original interpretation •Only major links between topics are described•Limited problem solving•Many weaknesses in presentation and accuracy
-good -C•Knowledge of key areas/principles•Understands main areas•Limited evidence of background study•Answer focussed on question but also with some irrelevant material and weaknesses in structure•Arguments presented but lack coherence•Has several factual/computational errors•No original interpretation •Only major links between topics are described•Limited problem solving•Some weaknesses in presentation and accuracy
-Very good B•Strong knowledge•Understands most but not all•Evidence of background study•Focussed answer with good structure•Arguments presented coherently•Mostly free of factual and computational errors•Some limited original interpretation •Well known links between topics are described•Problems addressed by existing methods/approaches•Good presentation with accurate communication
-excellent -A•Comprehensive knowledge•Detailed understanding •Extensive background study•Highly focussed answer and well structured•Logically presented and defended arguments•No factual/computational errors•Original interpretation •New links between topics are developed•New approach to a problem•Excellent presentation with very accurate communication
- Apply research and personal experience to solving complex problems in the professional fields of theatre and performance
- Demonstrate effective organisation skills in planning, budgeting and marketing
- Identify and select operational aspects of arts institutions and practices appropriate to theatre and performance
- Identify strategy and policy options available to arts institutions
As part of a marketing team, you will present a pitch for a performances to be produced in Pontio’s autumn artistic programme. You will be assessed both individually and as part of your group.
Project funding application: Based on the Arts Council of Wales application form for small grants.
Critical essay on a topic from the module with reflection and supported documentation from your research and experience if relevant.