Course Title: Major Project

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6048

Course Title: Major Project

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 170.0

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 2007

Course Contact: Josiane Meuller

Course Contact Phone: 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

 This year-long course covers the skill required to complete a major project. This will include: the analysis of the projects requirements; the planning of the project using the appropriate industry standard protocols; and conducting briefings of the project at stages of its completion.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFADM01A Prepare a proposal


CUFADM01A/01 Analyse the project requirements

CUFADM01A/02 Determine ability to meet the requirements of the brief

CUFADM01A/03 Estimate the costs and availability of resources

CUFADM01A/04 Prepare the proposal/tender submission

CUFADM01A/05 Present the submission where appropriate

CUFADM01A/06 Obtain confirmed agreement where appropriate

National Element Code & Title:

CUFMEM04A Test a multimedia product


CUFMEM04A/01 Determine the criteria for testing

CUFMEM04A/02 Determine the methods to be used in testing the product

CUFMEM04A/03 Test and review the multimedia product at agreed stages

CUFMEM04A/04 Evaluate the final product

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPOP09A Conduct a briefing


CUFPOP09A/01 Prepare information for delivery

CUFPOP09A/03 Present all necessary safety information by verbal briefing

National Element Code & Title:

CUFRAD02A Develop and implement designs


CUFRAD02A/01 Receive and interpret the brief for product design

CUFRAD02A/02 Breakdown scripts to produce plots

CUFRAD02A/03 Generate and assess ideas

CUFRAD02A/04 Conduct research

CUFRAD02A/05 Develop and document the product design

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment takes the form of several practice-based assignment related to the development stages required in the completion of a major project. Assessment will also take the form of a series of briefings conducted by the student throughout the year.
Assignment 01
Analyse and develop concepts for a major project.
Value: 5%

Assignment 02
Evaluate and develop a concept for a major project through the creation of written and visual representations.
Value: 5%
Assignment 03
Conduct a briefing on a major project concept that includes written and visual representations. Establish the resources and skills required to enable the completion of the major project.
Value: 10%

Assignment 04
Establish the industry standard requirements in the presentation of a major project. Create a major project proposal document in accordance with those standards.
Value: 20%

Assignment 05
Conduct four briefings throughout the production stage of the major project.
Value: 15%

Assignment 06
Complete a  major project.
Value: 45%