Course Title: Animation, Games and Interactivity Industry Portfolio

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Animation, Games and Interactivity Industry Portfolio

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017


City Campus


370H Design


Sem 2 2018

Course Coordinator: Ms Kate Cawley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3708

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Building 7 Level 3

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with course coordinator

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

This course will extend your critical and reflective skills in order to develop, refine and represent your identity as a professional practitioner within your chosen field. You will engage with industry to contextualise your own practice and to develop professional connections and networks.

A focus of the course will be applying appropriate strategic frameworks to the curation of your professional portfolio. You will also develop a professional online identity, applying strategies for the web based distribution and promotion of work and the development of online communities of practice.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply reflective and critical skills to the development of a professional folio of innovative works.
  • Compare and contrast the practice of local and international professional practitioners, in order to contextualise your practice within the field.
  • Critically discuss and develop strategies for the future development of your professional identity.
  • Design and develop a strategic online presence appropriate to your practice.
  • Research and incorporate findings on contemporary and emerging industry practice and requirements into the strategic development of your folio and identity.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of activities both face-to-face and online such as workshops, tutorials, group and class discussion, class activities and individual research. Industry context will be provided through formal interactions with established practitioners and organisations within lectures, studio tours, portfolio critiques and mentoring relationships.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources that are relevant to the focus of your own learning.

There are services available to support your learning, including the University Library and Study Support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups.

Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.