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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 2027

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
100700

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Unit Value
4.5

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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 provide an advanced knowledge and understanding of typography and typographic principles in history, research, and application.

Course content

Students will gain an advanced knowledge of history and context of use of type, setting type, layout, grid use, type structures, typographic cueing, and legibility. Students will apply the typography and typographic principles in design for reading, document, and information design.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
GRAP 2011 Design for Publication
GRAP 2007 Communication Design Studio 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 6 weeks
Studio 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 1 hour x 6 sessions
Studio 3 hours x 12 sessions

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 1800 words 40% N/A
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 1800 words 40% N/A
Project 2700 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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

Degrees this course is offered in

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