Visual Communication Design Principles 2

Course code DESN1150Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course will build upon the foundation skills introduced in the course DESN1100 Visual Communication Principles 1, with a focus on core visual communication design skills. The course will further develop the knowledge of essential design principles, techniques and materials in the context of design studio activity.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate practical application of the design elements and principles via the project based learning mode.
2. Display an ability to communicate using key terminology specific to visual communication.
3. Recognise the role of traditional and contemporary visual communication design production processes.
4. Devise creative solutions to specific design problems.
ContentTopics will include:
- Design elements and principles.
- Design studio practice.
- Visual Communication media and technique.
- Presentation techniques.
- Basic creative problem solving.
- The structure of type and image.
- Fundamentals of Illustration, Graphic Design and Digital Media.
Replacing Course(s)DESN2111 - Visual communication design principles
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed DESN2111 - Visual Communication Design Principles will not be required to complete DESN1150 - Visual Communication Design Principles 2. Credit cannot be obtained for both DESN2111 and DESN1150.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN1100
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term