Course Title: Evolve ideas for professional creative work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Evolve ideas for professional creative work

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

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This course will be delivered through face-to-face classes, interaction with industry mentors, and the learning support material and resources in Canvas.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Alan Woodruff

Course Contact Phone: +61399254307

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to develop the conceptual aspects of your creative practice through the processes of evaluation, critical thinking and research. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enrolment in this core course at RMIT requires you to have completed all first year courses.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR605 Evolve ideas for professional creative work


1. Evaluate own practice

2. Develop ideas and thinking

3. Integrate ideas and professional opportunities

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will have throughly explored the themes and ideas important to your own body of work. You will be encouraged to take creative risks, and experiment. You will have completed a self-reflection task, and collaborated on, created and shared experimental pieces, unfinished and finished works that reflect your evolving ideas, resolving conceptual and technical issues.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, and a portfolio evidencing all research you explored for this task, which may include storyboards, scripts and short films.