Course Title: Use typography techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4322 Certificate IV in Design

Course Title: Use typography techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP5339C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9417

Course Contact Email: ruth.wellington@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to use typography techniques in design work. It includes a general knowledge of typography and its application to different design briefs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None

This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction GRAP5337 Graphic design techniques and VART6279 Realise a creative project.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD302A Use typography techniques

Elements:

1. Prepare to undertake typographic work

2. Test and explore a range of typographical techniques

3. Complete typographic work

4. Ensure quality of typographic output


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include tasks and projects.

Assessment tasks are:
Type project 1A - Magazine 50%
Type project 2A - Music event branding 50%

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