Course Title: Manage own work and learning

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5181

Course Title: Manage own work and learning

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 10.0

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 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Professional Writing and Editing Administration

Course Contact Phone: + 61 3 9925 4368

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the self-management skills needed to learn and perform effectively in the writing and publishing industry.                    

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

At RMIT, the unit Manage own work and learning is contextualised by your chosen writing courses. Manage own work and learning is delivered and assessed along with each of your Refine Writing and Editing specialisations                         

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUECOR01B Manage own work and learning


•    Develop personal time management skills

•    Manage own learning

•    Receive and act constructively on personal feedback                              

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to manage your own writing and editing work and learning.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment includes the completion of a written exercise and demonstration of competency through your chosen writing specialisations.