Schools of Humanities, Social Sciences and Music

Arts Practicum

The Arts Practicum is an opportunity to gain work experience while applying the skills you have developed through your degree in a supervised workplace project.

Students will acquire new skills, make valuable workplace connections, and are challenged to apply their broad theory based skills in specific practical situations.

Arts Practicum students will have the opportunity to work on a project/work placement of real value to the host organisation, which is overseen by a Host Supervisor.

Unit outline

The Arts Practicum gives you six points towards your Level 2 Elective Unit.

The UWA Handbook provides unit information, availability, unit outcomes, assessment and prerequisites for the Arts Practicum unit HUMA2901.

Albany students interested in taking a practicum should discuss their options with the Director of the Albany Centre.

Timetable and assessments

The placement/project will require you to:

  • Complete a minimum of 100 hours of work on a discrete project/placement.
  • Submit written materials that document and reflect on your placement and career goals.

You can negotiate with your practicum supervisor how the hours will be scheduled. They can be spread over a semester, limited to mornings or afternoons, or completed in a full-time block during vacations.

Feedback Requirements

Students that are undertaking the Arts Practicum must submit two feedback surveys:


You must complete the application process to apply for the Arts Practicum unit.

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