The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020

Course handbook


This course forms the second part of the major creative project within the Bachelor of Creative Industries. This course will involve the final presentation of a substantial project within the Creative Industries. The course provides students with an opportunity to build on professional networks, work with stakeholders and audiences and develop skills for future employment and entrepreneurial activity in the Creative Industries. It requires students to produce a major collaborative or individual project in a professional setting. Students will manage all stages toward the completion of the project, including production, audience development and critical reflection of both commercial, aesthetic and social outcomes.

Student projects may involve work integrated (WiL) or research integrated learning opportunities; projects that involve external stakeholders; group / collaborative projects; speculative or more theoretically oriented projects; professionally oriented projects; projects based on competition or award briefs.

Availability2020 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Produce and present a major project in the Creative Industries

2. Demonstrate skills, ideas and techniques previously learned in the program

3. Show capacity to take calculated creative and entrepreneurial risks in a professional environment

4. Establish networks in specific areas of the Creative Industries

5. Communicate clearly about creative work in forms relevant to the sector

6. Demonstrate critical and reflective knowledge of individual practice


This course will involve working in consultation with a supervisor to produce, present, critically contextualise and reflect upon a substantial professional project for a public audience.


To enrol in this course students must have successfully completed CIND3000, and have successfully completed or be concurrently enrolled in CIND3002, and be active in the Bachelor of Creative Industries program.

Assumed knowledge

CIND1000, CIND1001, CIND1002, CIND1003, CIND2000, CIND2001, CIND3002, CIND3000 or CIND3001

Assessment items

Professional Task: Major Creative Project - 30%

Report: Report on Major Project - 40%

Presentation: Presentation - 30%

Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks