Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5316 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6284C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Al Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9152

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



Course Description

While undertaking this unit you will develop and extend skills needed to be a practising graphic designer. Designers may work independently or be employed by an organisation.  Designers must continually refine, develop and evaluate their own conceptual and technical skills. Research, experimentation and collaboration are key factors in this process.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None, however this unit will be run in a clustered delivery with BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice

Elements:

1. Acquire and develop technical skills

2. Develop conceptual skills and ideas

3. Develop own voice

4. Evaluate own work

5. Research work opportunities


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 tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks.  Assessment tasks in this course are:

  • Design Task 1 (50% of total grade)
  • Design Task 2 (50% of total grade)