ADD203 - Professional Practice in Design


2022 unit information

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2-hour online seminar per week (livestreamed with recordings provided)


In this unit, students will concurrently investigate 2 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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