Course Title: Extend typographic design expertise

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6152 Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Extend typographic design expertise

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 9925 9446

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to exploit the potential of typography to solve complex design challenges through research and exploration of advanced and specialised applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAGRD603 Extend typographic design expertise


1 Research type to develop design solutions

2 Explore creative and complex applications of type

3 Evolve typography expertise in professional practice

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:
Major projects incorporating design and printed outcomes
Research reports or presentations

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