Course Title: Originate and develop concepts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Originate and develop concepts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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 Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

Originate and Develop Concepts delivers the skills and knowledge required to develop your ideas for the screen. It is taught within the course Elements of Screenwriting and is delivered and assessed alongside the competency Conduct Research which looks at the skills and knowledge required for you to research effectively within the operating conditions experienced by screenwriters.

 The unit Originate and Develop Concepts (BSBCRT501A) is delivered and assessed alongside Conduct Research (CUFRES401A)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts


1. Evaluate and explore needs and opportunities.

2. Develop a range of creative approaches.

3. Refine concepts.

4. Develop concepts to an operational level.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to develop a concept into an early draft of a script.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.