Course Title: Interpret and respond to a brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Interpret and respond to a brief

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 15.0

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


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Professional Writing and Editing Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to a brief through the production of a piece of writing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is taught along with the  Refine Writing and Editing Techniques specialisations.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVDES05A Interpret and respond to a brief


1. Interpret the brief

2. Develop and refine the design concept

3. Liaise with client

4. Plan the production of the work

5. Complete the production of the work                             

Learning Outcomes

Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

Assessment includes short exercises and demonstration of this competency within a chosen Writing Specialisation.