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Area/Catalogue
COMM 5073

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
160461

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To enable students to develop an understanding and appreciation of the current skills, procedures, issues and direction of the visual effects industry within a global context.

Course content

Students will undertake WHS and general workplace induction and orientation. Students will be introduced to current practices and roles in the visual effects industry. Students will develop familiarity with the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively within the global visual effects industry and how these are applied within various departments of visual effects production companies including production management, operations and workflows, business development, pipeline management, production accounting and human resources. Students will gain knowledge of the different career pathways available within the industry.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop (Induction and orientation) 6 hours x N/A
Lecture 1.5 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Report 1500 words 40% N/A
Journal 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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