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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course is an opportunity for students studying the MSc in Cultural and Creative Communication to gain valuable work experience by doing a project-based placement with a cultural or creative organisation.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Professor Hazel Hutchison

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course allows students to design and deliver a project in a work situation, in partnership with an organisation in the cultural or creative sector. This project will be agreed with the course co-ordinator and a representative of the partner organisation. Students will be expected to spend one day a week over a ten-week period, or equivalent, working with the partner organisation. Partner organisations may include Aberdeen Performing Arts, May Festival, National Trust for Scotland, University of Aberdeen Libraries and Museums, Sound Festival.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Proposal (10%), Learning Log (40%) and a Reflective Report of 2,500 words (40%).


Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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