Course Title: Design information architecture

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5361 Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media)

Course Title: Design information architecture

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This course investigates the skills and knowledge required to design, test and develop the information architecture of interactive media products, such as simple web sites.

It applies to individuals who work collaboratively with clients and senior team members to develop content, structure and navigation of interactive media products. They also test the prototype.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUADIG505 Design information architecture


1. Identify project requirements

2. Classify and organise content

3. Draft information architecture design specifications

4. Finalise information architecture designs

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to develop and manage simple HTML websites. In addition, you will to plan information architecture and perform pre-release testing.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and may include practical team based projects.