Course Title: Originate a body of independent creative work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6173 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Content Creation and Design)

Course Title: Originate a body of independent creative work

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 75

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


515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term1 2023,
Term2 2023,
Term2 2024

Course Contact: Nat Bates

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3326

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to independently conceive a coherent body of creative work at a professional level. The course involves experimenting with ideas to evolve own ideas and approaches, refining and developing concepts and techniques in artistic practice, and planning and managing own creative project from beginning to finished product. It also involves engaging with peers and industry networks in ways that develop and confirm own place as an arts professional.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR611 Originate a body of independent creative work


1. Develop conceptual thinking

2. Seek professional opportunities and engagement

3. Plan independent creative project

4. Realise body of creative work

5. Evaluate professional work

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 

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/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.