The Global Creative

Unit code: ACI3103 | Study level: Undergraduate
(One credit point is usually equivalent to one hour of study per week)
Footscray Nicholson
Footscray Park
Online Real Time


This unit is designed to facilitate awareness of professional engagement with practices and production appropriate for the global creative in an online networked society. Collaborative sessions will provide students a framework to peer-initiate a creative project with relevant global themes for public outcome. Students will recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues by applying local and international perspectives from the Creative Arts Disciplines. By developing a collaborative creative project; students will interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments to reach a broad audience. Assessments will facilitate engagement with new professional networks that provide authentic and experiential outcomes that translate to future employability. 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Identify their role and contribution to a creative project for a public outcome.
  2. Coordinate, propose and negotiate a dynamic public outcome that engages with current ideas, theories and methodology relevant to the Global Creative Industries.
  3. Interpret, defend, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences.
  4. Review and document collaborative global creative practice outcomes by recognising and critically reflecting on relevant social, cultural and ethical issues that informed the ideas, concepts and processes presented.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Review
Grade: 20%
Self-reflection on their role and creative project contribution.
Assessment type: Report
Grade: 30%
A report on project.
Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 10%
Presentation on their contribution to the project.
Assessment type: Review
Grade: 40%
Critical reflection on the project outcome.

Required reading

Readings supporting and responding to the work of the global creatives and relevant creative global themes will be provided on VU Collaborate.

As part of a course

This unit is not a compulsorily taken as part of any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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