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ACG204 - Design and Society

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

Commencing Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong) in 2016

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

For students who commenced their course prior to 2011: ACG102

For students commencing from 2011: any two of the following units - ACG101, ACG102, ACG103



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


In this unit students will explore the areas of icons, signage 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 will include map and navigation systems, research into and development of public service campaigns.


Design Project, 30%

Design Research, 30%

Design Project, 40%

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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