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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:T 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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