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ACG101 - Design Fundamentals

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(This unit is available only to students enrolled in course A300, A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359, A365, D311, D312, D313, D326, D347, D370, D391, or S331)

Unit chair:M Kelly



It is recommended students undertake this unit and ACG103 as prerequisites to all other Graphic Design units.

Incompatible with:


Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit focuses on the development of ideas through brainstorming and creative thinking techniques. Consideration will be given to the craft elements used in design such as paper folding, scoring, the creation of 3D shapes, texture and mark making. Students will develop conceptual skills through the generation of interesting ideas that will be presented and discussed with their peers in a supportive class environment. Topic areas include; the art and craft of design, mark making, 3D shape, paper construction, idea generation and problem solving.


Assessment 1) 25% design project

Assessment 2) 25% design project

Assessment 3) 25% research project

Assessment 4) 25% design project

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