* 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).
Study of this unit will develop your critical, analytical, creative and technical skills, enabling you to produce design solutions at an advanced level. The emphasis for this unit is on research, conceptual development and professional practice. You will continue to develop your design aesthetic through experimentation with typography, image making, publication design and promotion strategies.
Study of this unit will involve undertaking a project which focuses on design for a public event, including developing the content, identity, promotion and program, as well as developing a proposal for a project which will be undertaken in Semester 2. As well as working on the studio project, you will have the opportunity to undertake professional practice briefs through the GAP (Graphics and Practice) studio, by working with clients to realise projects including book publication and exhibition catalogues, invitations and signage.
Subjects areas covered in this unit include: identity, typography, layout and composition, pre-press production, print production, as well as research methods and communication strategies. You will continue to develop an understanding of the designer's responsibility to the community and the environment.
You will develop skills for practicing as a designer in a collaborative/group environment. This unit will also feature a number of guest lectures and presentations from visiting professionals who work across a number of creative fields.
Folio of project work including journal (80%); Theory of Practice (TOP) tasks (20%)
1 hour lecture (TOP), 3 hour studio session weekly, with an expectation of at least an additional 9 hours independent practical work per week (13 weeks)
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.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.