Visual Communication Design Studio 2

Course code DESN2180Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course extends the study of visual communication principles and processes with a concentration on pragmatic, print and screen based studio projects. A particular focus will be the articulation and presentation of design concepts in a studio context.

The activity in the course will harness and extend the skills and knowledge established in the previous studio core courses in order to prepare the student for the professional folio production undertaken in the third year studio core.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of contemporary visual communication studio practice
2. Produce design solutions suitable for print and electronic publication
3. Communicate using terminology specific to contemporary visual communications studio practice
4. Recognise traditional and contemporary visual communication production processes.
5. Prepare and articulate a design concept presentation
ContentTopics will include:
- Print based design
- Screen based design
- Design studio practice
- Visual Communications media and technique
- Concept presentation techniques
- Basic design studio logistics
Replacing Course(s)DESN2160 - Graphic Design
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed DESN2160 - Graphic Design will not be required to complete DESN2180 - Visual Communication Design Studio 2. Credit cannot be obtained for both DESN2160 and DESN2180.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN1100 - Visual Communication Principles 1, DESN1150 - Visual Communication Principles 2, DESN1300 - Visual Communication Technology, DESN1470 - Design Process and DESN1200 - Visual Communication Drawing 1 and DESN2170 Visual Communication Design Studio 1.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Student Projects
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Presentations - Individual
Quiz - Class
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentCompulsory Program Component: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Visual Communication Design program.