Are you looking to expand your mind and stimulate your creativity with a practical and versatile field of study? Creative Practices at Waikato focuses on the active arts and will provide you with the exciting opportunity to explore the creative and the performing arts including music, Māori creative practices, dance and theatre.
Please note: There will be no new enrolments in the Creative practices major, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or supporting subject from 2017. Students who commenced a major in Creative Practices in 2016 or prior should consult the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences for advice ([email protected]).
Creative Practices explores the development, expression and interaction of cultural practices with an increasing element of technology. You will develop practical understanding and in-depth experience in the creative processes of performance, composition and production within both contemporary and traditional contexts. You will also develop critical and reflective analyses of your own practices.
There are four streams available for the Creative Practices major depending on your interests: Dance, Māori Arts, Music and Theatre.
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Study Creative Practices in these qualifications
Study Creative Practices as a specialisation of
- Bachelor of Communication
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours
- Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance
- Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
- Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies
- Bachelor of Music
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science (Technology)
- Master of Media and Creative Technologies
- Postgraduate Certificate
- Postgraduate Diploma
- Community Arts Adviser
- Events Manager
- Theatre Manager
Available Creative Practices papers
|Code||Paper Title||Points||Occurrence / Location|
|MEDIA501||Critical and Creative Approaches to Research||30.0||23A (Hamilton)|
|This paper identifies the constraints and freedoms of research methods, and places a strong emphasis on research as an intellectual, theoretical, and processual activity as well as the roles of interdisciplinary projects in creating unique methodological and conceptual media research.|
|MEDIA507||Theory and Research in Action||30.0||23B (Hamilton)|
|Have you got a topic you are passionate about to research? This supervised paper provides students the opportunity to engage with primary texts in preparation for writing their dissertation. You will explore research design frameworks which will support the completion of a robust dissertation.|
|MEDIA508||Creative Practice Research||30.0||23A (Hamilton) & 23B (Hamilton)|
|Are you a creative practitioner that wants to experiment with practice-led research? This supervised paper offers a site for experimentation and development of a practical project to be included in a final dissertation.|
|THSTS561||Special Topic||30.0||23B (Hamilton)|
|No description available.|
Scholarships and prizes
New to Waikato? The International Excellence Scholarship is worth up to $10,000.
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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
Phone: 0800 800 145 or +64 7 838 4543
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