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Introduction to Graphic Design Practice (8602.5)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

Availability

  • UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2019 Semester 1 Mr   Chris   WORFOLD (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (191208) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (176334) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (176336) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176335) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (165223) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (165308) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165224) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ONLINE, BRUCE (155194) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (157806) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (145659) - View

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Syllabus

This unit introduces the core graphic design concepts and principles, skills and technology required for professional graphic design practice. Through a mix of research, theory and project work, students engage in a highly practical program of study focused on the development of a fundamental graphic design literacy and competency.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit will, student will be able to:

1. Apply the basic elements and principles of graphic design;

2. Demonstrate an applied understanding of core graphic design techniques including typography, iconography, composition, and image-making;

3. Understand and apply fundamental concepts for screen and print;

4. Demonstrate a foundational competency in graphic design technology; and

5. Conduct research and analysis, and clearly communicate a rationale for design decisions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Three hours per week.

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

None



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