Course Title: Enhance, manipulate and output photoimages

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5041

Course Title: Enhance, manipulate and output photoimages

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course concerns the application of techniques to image enhancement, manipulation, output and post output processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI08A Enhance, manipulate and output photoimages


CUVPHI08A/1 Retrieve work prints or digital files

CUVPHI08A/2 Plan image output

CUVPHI08A/3 Prepare work environment for analogue or digital work

CUVPHI08A/4 Enhance and manipulate the image(s)

CUVPHI08A/5 Output image(s)

CUVPHI08A/6 Restore work environment, equipment and materials and ensure safe

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course includes the output of a range of images demonstrating the application of selected techniques produced as class-based activities that are consistent with the concept and purpose of the work, within time constraints that reflect industry practice and standards together with evidence of the application of a range of knowledge and skills. The assessment of knowledge is achieved through essays and by a written test at the end of semester. Assessment tasks are equally weighted.