Course Title: Critique cultural works

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Critique cultural works

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Penny Johnson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4383

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the craft skills and knowledge required to analyse, assess and offer verbal or written critiques of television drama. This will enable you to understand current trends in the television marketplace and to review contemporary screen productions for performance media.
This course addresses the following unit of competency: CUARES502 Critique cultural works

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUARES502 Critique cultural works


1. Prepare to critique cultural works

2. Link research to cultural works

3. Present critiques

4. Maintain knowledge of trends related to domain of cultural works

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills to analyse, assess and critique television drama.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include participation in class exercises, oral presentations and practical writing tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided.