Course Title: Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5229

Course Title: Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit applies to individuals who use sophisticated research and critical analysis skills in the exploration of creativity and its application to work and life practice. This research may be related specifically to fields of practice traditionally considered as ’creative’, such as the arts, but may equally relate to much broader fields of human activity and endeavour.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT601A Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity


1. Research concepts and theories of creativity

2. Apply theories of creativity to practice

3. Develop, articulate and debate own perspectives theories and practices of creativity

Learning Outcomes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake research into different concepts and theories of creativity, and to apply those to a particular field of endeavour.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.