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ACG207 - Professional Practice in Design

Unit details

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

ACG102 and ACG103



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


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.


Research & Design Project, 40%

Design Project, 40%

Design Presentation, 20%

Unit Fee Information

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

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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