Visual Communication Honours C

Course code DESN4020Units 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 2014

Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students should be able to:
1 Develop and articulate individual concepts relevant to a studio specialisation
2 Develop 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 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
6 design studio work
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAppropriate undergraduate degree at Credit level or above
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Presentations - Group
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursStudio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 1 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.