ADD203 - Professional Practice in Design

Year:

2020 unit information

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

Must have completed two credit points from ADD101, ACG103, ADD102 and ADD103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ACG207

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 2-hour seminar per week

Content

In this unit, students will concurrently investigate two topic areas. The first is the professional role of a designer in industry considering their many extended roles and responsibilities. Areas explored will include liaison with printers including prepress preparation and production. This area will also include issues associated with client liaison, project management, freelance contracts, ethics and copyright law.

The second topic area will focus on preparing students for industry including career path planning, professional practice branding and positioning. Students will develop their own self-promotion material and a portfolio as well as discuss topics such as interview techniques, employment issues and presentation skills.

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