Course Title: Visual Communication

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5198

Course Title: Visual Communication

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)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

In this course you will explore visual imagery and develop skills and knowledge to analyse and interpret imagery as well as apply apply these skills to the manilpulation of imagery.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS804 Visual Communication


1. Evaluate photographs in terms of intention, creativity and

2. Create a range of images that communicate ideas specific to a theme or topic.

3. Use critical language in analysing images.

4. Apply a range of photographic techniques to given tasks

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will have the skills to interpret and analyse imagery and apply this knowledge to the simple photgraphic manipulatiopn techniques

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be ongoing and comprise of attendence, written and photographis assignments.