Course Title: Produce typographic design solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5316 Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Title: Produce typographic design solutions

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 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Sarah Bunting

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9186

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to produce professional typography for a wide range of communication needs. The graphic designer combines confidence and skill in working with the elements and principles of design with a well-developed understanding of type.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD503A Produce typographic design solutions


1. Research type as visual communication

2. Analyse design needs

3. Develop ideas for typographic solutions

4. Manipulate and integrate type

5. Integrate type within the overall design

6. Evaluate typographic design solutions

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 tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks. Assessment tasks in this course are:

  • Design Project 1 (50% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (32% of final grade)
  • Series of exercises (18% of final grade)

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