Course Title: Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5316 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP9455C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

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

Course Contact: Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

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



Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to develop an understanding of relevant graphic design practices whilst addressing both current and emerging industry trends and technologies.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites for this course, however on your timetable, this competency, in conjunction with CUVPRP504A Establish and Maintain Environmentally Sustainable Creative Practice will be referred to as Business 1.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD506A Develop graphic design practice to meet industry needs

Elements:

1. Develop an industry focus for design practice

2. Address key legal and safety requirements for graphic design practice

3. Research and evaluate graphic design trends

4. Develop skills to meet trends

5. Develop own response to changing trends and technologies


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 Project 1 (50% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (50% of final grade)

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.