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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:

Russell Kennedy

Prerequisite:

ACG102 and ACG103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar 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

Research & Design Project, 40%

Design Project, 40%

Design Presentation, 20%

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