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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1066

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
154664

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to the principles and conventions of design with hands-on design challenges for print media.

Course content

This course encourages experimentation to create professional multi-faceted print publications, including vector and bitmap artwork, through the use of current industry-standard software and technology. Students will develop an understanding of the theoretical concepts and implications of design conventions applied to professional design practice. This will be achieved through the design of multi-faceted publications and through reflective and critical thinking.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 13 days
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 days
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (assignment workshop) 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 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, MAGILL
Design publication 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Design portfolio 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
INTERNAL, MAGILL (INTENSIVE)
Design publication 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Design portfolio 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Design publication 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Design portfolio 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Design publication 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Design portfolio 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Design publication 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Design portfolio 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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 Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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