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Unit details

ACG207 - Professional Practice in Design

Offering information:

Commencing Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong) in 2016

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Kennedy
Prerequisite:

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

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

Research & Design Project, 30%

Design Project, 30%

Design Presentation, 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* 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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