Course Title: Extend cultural research expertise

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Extend cultural research expertise

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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 Internet

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency is delivered in the local class Research 4. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to independently research and engage with current cultural debate in the creative industries, and with cultural history and theory.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVRES601A Extend cultural research expertise


1. Situate own practice in the wider context

2. Extend research capability

3. Refine and articulate own positions and ideas

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to engage in a self-directed independent research process.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through completion of a number of self-directed research activities, and the application of learned skills.