CCI300 Professional Practice in Communication and Creative Industries (24)

This subject consolidates the students learning over the whole course and provides a foundation for life-long learning. It is organised around projects which develop professional-standard practice. Students will reflect critically on personal and professional roles and challenges, including the value of cultural diversity in communication and creative industries.

Subject Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Port Macquarie Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: CCI300. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment Restrictions

This subject is offered to final year students enrolled in the Bachelor of Stage and Screen (with specialisations), Bachelor of Communication (with specialisations) and Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design (with specialisations), Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) / Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations) / Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Sports Studies / Bachelor of Communication (Journalism).

Not available to students who have successfully completed:


VFX301 or GRP322 or PHT321 or VPA303 or ADV317 or JRN207 or COM232 or COM234 or THM308 or or COM343 or VPA315

Subject Relationships

VPA320 Paired Subject

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to complete a complex project to professional standards for external/professional clients/commissioners/ audiences;
  • be able to work independently and as effective collaborative practitioners;
  • be able to reflect on personal learning and achievements, as well as identify areas for future development;
  • be able to critically reflect on professional issues in communication and creative industries including cultural diversity; and
  • be able to critique both their own work and that of their peers.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Researching and managing complex projects from planning to evaluation
  • Professional behaviours, project management and critical reflection on roles in groups
  • Producing a body of work to specific briefs and external demands
  • Principles of reflective practice and life-long learning
  • Cultural diversity in global communication and creative industries

Special Resources

This subject will use authentic learning environments including but not limited to existing studios, labs and technical facilities of the School of Communication and Creative Industries.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.