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ACG307 - Global Design Strategies

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Meghan Kelly


ACG207 and one of ACG204, ACG208



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week


This unit will focus on a global perspective to visual communication design. Students will be introduced to more conceptual considerations of graphic design by exploring design in this broader context. Discussions will include the impact of stakeholders and the recipient in relation to the communication process, as well as the social and ethical responsibilities of designers to understand the impact of their design solutions. Students will be expected to conduct independent research to create individualistic design solutions for a cultural organization in a country or culture other than their own. Students will be required to position their submissions with a detailed understanding of the cultural significance of their work, supported by detailed research to defend their design decisions.


Research Project, 20%, 800 word equivalent

Design project, 40%, 1600 word equivalent

Design project, 40%, 1600 word equivalent

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