Course Title: Apply colour theory in response to a brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C0021

Course Title: Apply colour theory in response to a brief

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)



Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: John Owe Young

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4685

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore and apply colour theory in response to a brief. This is a core unit in design fundamentals and as such underpins many other specialisation units. People working in many industries require the skills and knowledge in this unit, and the unit is written to allow for contextualisation to a particular industry context.

This unit is delivered and assessed in conjunction with MKTG5860C and MKTG5867C

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVDES01A Apply colour theory in response to a brief


1 Examine information on colour theory


2 Apply colour theories to produce samples


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 will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

- Practical tasks

- Investigation and documentation

- Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques

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