Course Title: Compose and evaluate typography

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5069

Course Title: Compose and evaluate typography

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Annette Cook

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course addresses the technical application and visual evaluation of type composition

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPPP21DA Compose And Evaluate Typography


Compose type

Ensure a quality of typographic output

Manage the type system

Solve typographic technical problems

Learning Outcomes

1 Compose type
2 Solve typographic technical problems
3 Ensure a quality of typographic output
4 Manage the type system

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will be as follows:
- Exercises
- Practical projects

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time and in response to each submission.

A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work. A graded assessment will also occur for this course.

To be deemed competent students must demonstrate competence in all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.

This course is co-assessed with GRAP 9399 Finished Art level 2, MANU 5733 Produce a typographic image, MANU 5735 Output images to film and paper, SOSK 5144 Develop self as a designer.