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ACG204 - Design and Society

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tonya Meyrick

Prerequisite:

ACG102 and ACG103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Content

In this unit students will explore experiential communication design, namely the areas of iconography, cultural interpretations, navigation and way-finding systems. Students will be expected to be reasonably fluent in the Adobe Publishing Suite and will actively research contemporary and historical aspects of visual communication and commercial design as it relates to modern society. Students will be presented with design issues and develop methods and strategies for the generation and production of effective solutions. Topic areas may include map and navigation systems, as well as research into and development of cultural interpretation design and industry based local, national and international campaigns.

Assessment

Design Project, 30%

Design Research, 30%

Design Project, 40%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$782$2739$3146

* 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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