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Writing for the Creative Industries II


Introduction

Over the past decade Singapore has invested heavily in the cultural industries. However, most of this investment has been in infrastructure rather than skills. As a result, there are opportunities for graduates with research and writing skills to begin building interesting careers across the sector while avoiding some of the drawbacks of institutional life. This course provides both theoretical and practical grounding in the opportunities available for young Singaporeans, as well as how to leverage their academic research skills to succeed in the creative industries.


Details

Date(s):

September 2020 (date to be advised)

3-week Virtual Lesson

Time: To be advised
Venue: NTU Virtual Learning Environment
Registration
Closing Date:
14 September 2020
Course Fee: Standard: S$1070.00   View more
Registration fees inclusive of:
  • Digital Learning Resources
  • Prevailing GST


Objectives

By the end of the course, student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an awareness of the basic workings of the creative industries in Singapore
  2. Develop the ability to apply humanities research and research methods to the creative industries
  3. Develop an appreciation of the particularity, diversity and range of opportunities from both a theoretical and practical perspective
  4. Present ideas and evidence to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a variety of media

 


Outline

  1. Building a portfolio
  2. Opportunities with sound & audio
  3. Opportunities with images and video
  4. Writing project

 

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Trainer(s)

NTU, SoH Lecturer



Anyone with a good Bachelor's degree from any discipline

Pre-requisite: NIL

Standard Course Fee S$1070.00
Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Cat-A SSG Funded Courses1

S$321.00

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 2

S$121.00

Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)3

S$121.00
Standard Course Fee $1070.00
Course fee payable after funding or subsidy, if eligible under various schemes
Course fee payable after Discount^

Group of 3 pax and above

S$963.00

NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students

S$856.00

NTUC Member

S$963.00
- All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
- SkillsFuture Credit can be used to offset course fees payable.
With effect from 1 April 2020, eligible Singaporeans can start using their one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up (up to S$500 credit), claimable for full range of SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses offered by PaCE@NTU. For more information, please visit https://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
1 Cat-A SSG Funded Courses - Eligible Singapore Citizens and PRs may enjoy up to 70% of the course fee. For more information, visit http://www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singapore Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fee.
For more information, visit http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/funding/enhanced-training-support-for-smes1.html
3 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fee.
For more information, visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/enhancedsubsidy

^ Discount cannot be used in conjunction with other SSG funding scheme or NTU Alumni Course Credit. Participants are eligible for only ONE of the discount schemes.
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