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Professional Practice and Engagement (9288.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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    Unit Outlines

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    • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (194301) - View
    • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (191241) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (176448) - View
    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176447) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (165481) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165342) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (165341) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154830) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (154832) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145839) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (145841) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit explores the concept of professionalism in graphic design as it relates to the work designers produce and the processes by which they produce it. The unit covers the practicalities of commercial operation and considers contemporary demands for new levels of professionalism that address issues of sustainability and ethics. Through industry and community engagement students gain the opportunity to apply their graphic design knowledge and expertise, and develop their ability to act as responsible and capable professionals.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Engage with the community as an independent professional graphic designer;

    2. Appreciate the ethical and sustainability issues affecting graphic design practice;

    3. Demonstrate an understanding of how to address issues of ethics and sustainability within the constraints of a brief;

    4. Demonstrate advanced expertise in graphic design technology; and

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

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    Completion of 36 credit points of study.

    Corequisites

    Enrolment in the Bachelor of Graphic Design or combined courses

    Assumed Knowledge

    None

    Incompatible Units

    8603 Professional Practice 1: Engagement, Ethics and Sustainability

    Equivalent Units

    8603 Professional Practice 1: Engagement, Ethics and Sustainability


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