Course Title: Undertake marketing activities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Undertake marketing activities

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course, you will gain valuable industry experience that will help you to market yourself as a screenwriting professional. You will research the wider screenwriting industry to source a work placement in an area that interests you, and market yourself and your writing projects in order to arrange a placement.  During your placement, you will strengthen your industry networks and establish relationships which enhance your professional reputation while observing and participating in the development or production of current projects with industry mentors. You will then reflect on ways that this industry experience will allow you to market yourself and your projects more effectively in the future. 

Industry Placement Requirements
A WIL Agreement including schedule and relevant insurance documentation is required to be completed before commencing each placement (local and international). International placements must be registered and processed through RMIT Education Abroad. In cases where a placement ends early, please refer to section 6, Early Termination of Placements in the Work Integrated Learning Procedure.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

At RMIT you are required to have completed all first year courses before enrolling in this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMKG414B Undertake marketing activities


1. Research marketing information

2. Plan marketing activities

3. Implement marketing activities

4. Review marketing activities

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed important professional networks and an awareness of ways in which you can market yourself as a freelancer in the broader screenwriting industry.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through your market research, your engagement with industry networks and a professional conversation reflecting on your ability to establish and conduct relationships with industry.  You will also be assessed through a mentor letter from your host employer, that can be used as part of your future marketing strategy.