ACG702 - Digital Publishing


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent learning activities including: 1 x 1-hour class per week


This unit introduces digital publishing and the complementary areas of the design and publication industry though the fundamental building blocks of type, layout, flow technicality, and production to ensure students understand and can manage digital publication projects for a range of industry sectors. Students will develop and master techniques to apply and manipulate type, image, and layout for design production in a range of digital formats. Focus is on use of design elements and principles, grids, forms and structures, the typefaces, font families to build effective digital publications that meet industry briefs. Unit considerations include the applications and implications of design decisions to meet a variety of publication design briefs for diverse and inclusive audiences in a timely manner.

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