Innovation Lab 2 - Making it Happen

20 Units

This course is the realisation phase of the project/s, scoped in CIND6002. It enables students to develop and demonstrate a high level of creative, professional and entrepreneurial expertise within their chosen creative practice/s. Students will be expected to work closely with their academic supervisor, project collaborators and other potential stakeholders to realise the work proposed. The course will be delivered and supported by studio facilities including a centrally located Innovation Lab. The Lab and studios will provide students with facilities and opportunities to engage in real world or speculative creative projects that address the complexities typically encountered by expert creative industries professionals.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Creative Industries
Availability Trimester 2 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online)
Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Produce to finished stage a major creative project or projects in a medium/s of choice.
  2. Realise ideas and develop skills and techniques appropriate to best professional practices in the student’s nominated discipline and area of research.
  3. Make and present an individual or collaborative project that demonstrates the capacity to operate as an expert professional practitioner.
  4. Conduct research into the practices and processes used in the realisation of innovative outcomes.
  5. Document creative processes in an appropriate manner.

The content of the project will be substantially determined by the student, in that they will choose, in consultation with the Course Coordinator the topic of their creative project. This may include a creative or practical project; work-integrated learning experience and/or a thesis appropriate to research undertaken at Masters level. On this basis students will be allocated a supervisor from within the identified disciplinary area.

Proposed projects can include, but are not limited to:

  • individual or collaborative (with students or externals) projects
  • interdisciplinary projects
  • industry based projects
  • speculative / experimental projects
  • work integrated learning (WIL) based projects
  • pro-bono / community based projects
  • appropriate competition based projects
Assumed Knowledge Students who come to this course should have creative industry experience.
Assessment Items
  • Project: Project
  • Journal: Journal
  • Presentation: Presentation

Contact Hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Self-Directed Learning

Online 17 hour(s) per Term Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 36 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Group Activitiy on Campus - Compressed delivery at milestone points through the term


Online Activity

Online 36 hour(s) per Term Full Term
Group Activity on Campus - Compressed delivery at milestone points through the term.

Self-Directed Learning

Online 17 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for CIND6003
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