Visual Communication Honours A

Course code DESN4000Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Enables students to develop the depth of creative and analytical skills necessary for performance at an advanced level. Students are required to display academic and professional skills of a standard necessary for entry to a higher degree program and/or principal roles in industry.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students should be able to:
1 Develop and articulate individual concepts relevant to a studio specialisation
2 To gain appropriate knowledge and skills through research and experimentation
3 Display an ability to self-evaluate studio outcomes
4 Develop professional presentation standards
5 Display an awareness of trends of contemporary professional practice
6 Document practical and theoretical material in a scholarly manner
7 Demonstrate a command of research skills and methodology appropriate for entry performance in a higher degree.
ContentThe content of the program will vary from year to year depending on the number of students, their specific interests and the availability of staff.
Topics may include:
1 research methodology
2 studio skills and techniques
3 professional and practical methodology
4 practical documentation
5 trends of contemporary professional practice
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAppropriate undergraduate degree at Credit level or above.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Problem Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Presentations - Group
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications) (Honours) program.