The Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries will provide opportunities for those working in, or seeking to enter work in, the creative industries. It is aimed primarily at creative and performing arts practitioners and others in creative arts industries wishing to extend their capacity to operate professionally in the creative industries in professional and/or creative roles.
There are a wide range of opportunities for professionals working in (or wishing to enter) the creative industries including in creative writing, editing, publishing, film, television, animation, multimedia, the visual arts, theatre, music and events management. By completing the Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries (Specialisation), students will be able to develop and improve their creative arts and performance practice skills to give them a professional edge. Students in the Graduate Certificate in Creative Industries have completed professionaly successful projects in fields as varied as creative writing, photography and ceramics.
|Duration||0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertCreatInd|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
To be eligible for entry to this course, a student must have completed a bachelor degree (or an equivalent qualification) or have satisfied the Executive Dean (or nominee), of their competence to undertake the course on the basis of an equivalent qualification or experience. For example, equivalence may be determined by a combination of:
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Professional Accreditation||not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditiation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|- Student projects are required to have a professional focus and professional-level output, therefore, many students complete a work integrated learning placement/practicum as part of their studies.|
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|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
Please contact Donna Brien (email@example.com) for further information about this course.