DESI211-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Graphic Design 2A

45 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

Students will be introduced to developing technical competence in, and broad operational of, theoretical knowledge within the specialised studio discipline. Projects relating to the conventions and techniques of Graphic Design practice, participation in group meetings, critiques, reading groups and critical reflections, documentation of all work.

Students will be introduced to developing technical competence in, and broad operational of, theoretical knowledge within the specialised studio discipline. Projects relating to the conventions and techniques of Graphic Design practice, participation in group meetings, critiques, reading groups and critical reflections, documentation of all work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn a broad understanding of the methodologies and technologies that define the medium of graphic design, including:

  • Relevant working software skills (Indesign and Photoshop)
  • The historical trajectory and formal construction of modern typography
  • 2D compositional expertise
  • Complex typesetting and page layout
  • Negotiating complex (multiple format) textual information and creating visual hierarchies
  • Digital image reproduction for print
  • A broad understanding of the importance of ongoing contextual research, as well as how and  where to begin accessing it
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

      Engaged with the community

      Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

FINA103, or
subject to approval of the Head of the School of Fine Arts. Entry to this course is limited.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 16:00 22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 13:00 22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinators

Aaron Beehre and Luke Wood

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,631.00

International fee $12,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 12

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts .

All DESI211 Occurrences

  • DESI211-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021