Course Title: Develop and articulate concept for own work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4281

Course Title: Develop and articulate concept for own work

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to develop and discuss ideas for creative work. The concept encompasses ideas, form and context for the work. You will participate in critical and informed discussion about creative work. You will reflect on your own and others creative practice. This course allows you to understand how the creative process can be undertaken and in practice, this course is integrated with the actual production of work, as described in various specialisation courses.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this course

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCOR02B Develop and articulate concept for own work


1. Develop concept.

2Articulate concept.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Research, generate and discuss ideas as part of the creative process
  • Develop technical skills specific to particular art forms
  • Develop substantiated positions to support professional practice.

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Basic design principles
  • Development of the concept through the process of collecting, organising and reviewing information to select final option for the concept
  • Effective communication with others about the development of the concept.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:

  • Evaluation of a presentation by the candidate
  • Written and/or verbal reports
  • Questioning and discussion about the candidate’s intention and work outcome
  • Visual presentation.

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio. You will be required to submit a folio at the end of the course. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
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