Course Title: Use typography techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4382 Certificate IV in Design

Course Title: Use typography techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP5394C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9446

Course Contact Email: alistair.briggs@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to use typography techniques in your design work. You will develop an understanding of the historicial development, structure and application of typography and its application to different design and communication outcomes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAGRD302 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 work


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or exercises.
The assessment tasks are: Typography exercises and project/s
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.