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ACG207 - Professional Practice in Design

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

Student must be enrolled in course A328, A351, A352, A353, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359 or S331.

Unit chair:R Kennedy
Prerequisite:

For students commencing from 2011: ACG101 and ACG103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 hours per week

Note:

Students will be required to attend seminars for 2 hours per week and will be required to do work outside of Deakin for approximately 5 hours per week

Content

This unit will concurrently explore two topic areas. The first is the professional role of a designer in industry considering their many extended roles and responsibilities. Areas discussed will include liaison with printers, copyright law, freelance contracts, and production considerations as well as issues associated with clients, deadlines and publications. The second topic area will focus on prepress file set up and the production of self-promotional material. Students will develop their own self-promotion material and a portfolio as well as discuss topics such as interview tips, employment issues and presentation skills.

Assessment

Assessment 1) 25% design project

Assessment 2) 25% design project

Assessment 3) 25% research project

Assessment 4) 25% design project

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$3483$3503

* 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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