Course Title: Implement copyright arrangements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Implement copyright arrangements

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2018

Course Contact: Penny Johnson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit addresses the implementation of copyright arrangements, including sourcing copyright information, gaining clearance to use other people’s material and protecting material from unauthorised use.

At RMIT, the unit CUACMP301 Implement Copyright Arrangements is delivered together with CUAIND502 Maintain and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge. However it is assessed separately.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre or co requisites for this unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements


1. Source information on copyright

2. Obtain permission to use copyright material

3. Protect material from unauthorised use

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, with a particular emphasis on writing for the screen. You will also be able to apply your knowledge of copyright to protect your own 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, tests and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.