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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 2008

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013345

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To further develop students’ practical skill and theoretical knowledge for higher levels of research-led communication design practice, and to develop the abilities required for increasing levels of independence and collaboration, with awareness of the social, ethical and environmental concerns related to design practice.

Course content

Students will build on their skills in visual communication, design research methods and media to explore and
generate effective propositions to communication design tasks. Students will undertake research into
the narrative structures and functions of design and further investigate its relationship to all aspects of communication design and its visual and functional possibilities related to design in context. Students will
develop knowledge and skill in practices relevant to professional practice, developing awareness of the social,
ethical and environmental concerns related to design.

Textbook(s)

DCITA 2002, Style Manual: For Authors, Editors and Printers, 6th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GRAP 2007 Communication Design Studio 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Studio 6 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Project 2700 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Project 2700 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Project 3600 words (equivalent) 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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