Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

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


Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The unit Develop and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge develops the knowledge you need to understand and work within the Screenwriting industry. It also gives you the skills to develop and apply basic industry practices within the creative arts industries.

At RMIT, the unit  CUVIND501B Develop and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge is delivered with CUFCMP301A Implement Copyright Arrangements. However it is assessed separately.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre or co requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVIND501B Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge


1. Research and apply industry information

2. Maintain effective industry networks

3. Enhance professional practice

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to apply relevant information, regulations and laws to working in the creative industries. You will also be able to apply knowledge of copyright to protect creative work.

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