Course Title: Conduct research

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Conduct research

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

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Course Description

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

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFRES401A Conduct research


1. Clarify research brief.

2. Conduct research.

3. Analyse research findings.

4. Present research findings.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to conduct research in response to a brief

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.