Course Title: Conduct research

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4112

Course Title: Conduct research

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 35.0

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 Internet

Term1 2007

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students learn the skills and knowledge required to research and provide information needed to support the development of an operation, project and/or production.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSRAD02A Conduct research


Clarify and confirm purpose of research

Provide information in appropriate format

Analyse research findings

Identify and access sources of information

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Tutorial paper which analyses a given film – 40%
Comparative study of two given films:
- research plan 20%
- final essay 40%