Course Title: Interpret and respond to a design brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5314 Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing

Course Title: Interpret and respond to a design brief

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM5879C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mctafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

Writing business or technical documents may involve responding to a specific brief. In this course you gain the skills and knowledge needed to interpret and respond effectively to a brief. Through the process of interpretation, you also analyse the elements of a successful brief and learn, in the process, how to write one.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief

Elements:

1. Interpret design brief 

2. Explore and develop design concept

3. Liaise with client

4. Plan production of work

5. Complete production of work


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to develop and respond effectively to a written brief.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • participation in written exercises, in clss and online
  • oral presentations
  • the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.