Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5218 Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency is delivered in the class Imaging 1. Through the exploration of photography, image editing tools and graphic design techniques, you develop your skills and complete a series of printed and screen based projects.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice


1. Acquire and develop technical skills

3. Develop own voice

4. Evaluate own work

5. Research work opportunities

2. Develop conceptual skills and ideas

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will have developed design skills appropriate for interactive digital media design.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.