Courses & Units

Design Communication 1 KDA136

Launceston

Introduction

This unit is an introduction to freehand and measured drawing techniques and drawing practice. Studio based exercises will include two and three dimensional drawing conventions, and their types and uses in design. Studio exercises begin with line drawing and increase in complexity to include light, shade and texture. Two-dimensional and three-dimensional design drawing conventions are introduced using a variety of techniques to develop skills in design representation. Students develop skills in drawing for design ideation, design discussion, design sketching and measured drawings.

Summary

Unit name Design Communication 1
Unit code KDA136
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Architecture & Design
Discipline Architecture and Design
Teaching staff

Ms Louise Wallis

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

About Census Dates

Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

One hour lecture/skills demonstration per week (12 weeks).
2 hours of studio based exercises per week (12 weeks).

Assessment

First folio submission (50%), second folio submission (50%).The folios include all studio based exercises plus additional practice.

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

Co-op Bookshop links

The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.