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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1081

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
168586

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

This course introduces students to the economic and cultural significance of the creative industries and how they work in practice. Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between society, patterns of consumer behaviour and the idea generation of future opportunities within the creative industries.

Course content

This course provides a comprehensive overview of creative industry structures and functions, technological conditions and professional practice. It maps out the emergence of the creative industries as a policy discourse and a vehicle for urban regeneration. This course also familiarises students with the broader theoretical and practical implications of industry dynamics in political, economic and social contexts, and in the workplace, practices underpinning creative work.

In this course students will engage with key stakeholders within Australia’s Creative Industries. Students will be exposed to the dynamic contexts within which the Creative Industries operate and the significant cultural, economic and other contributions of these industries. Students will also have the opportunity to begin to map out their own path into the sector. Students will commence their progressive program portfolio in this core course.


Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Seminar 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 6 hours x 6 days

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 WEST
Portfolio 675 words (or equivalent) 15% N/A
Project 1575 words (or equivalent) 35% N/A
Report 2250 words (or equivalent) 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Portfolio 675 words (or equivalent) 15% N/A
Project 1575 words (or equivalent) 35% N/A
Report 2250 words (or equivalent) 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Portfolio 675 words (or equivalent) 15% N/A
Project 1575 words (or equivalent) 35% N/A
Report 2250 words (or equivalent) 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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