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ACG102 - Design and Typography

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:T Meyrick




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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.


Typography is an essential component to visual communication and this unit will explore the theory and application of type. Exploration will cover the use of grids, forms and structures, the anatomy of typefaces, font families, font designers and typeface design and include considerations and implications of selecting and applying typography to a variety of design solutions.


Assessment 1) 30% research project

Assessment 2) 30% design project

Assessment 3) 40% design project

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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