Graphic Design - EL341

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Spring
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4 15 (7.5) MS A Bobrowicz

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

None

2019-20

Overview

This practice-based module introduces key principles of graphic design for the digital platform. Practical work in the workshop is underpinned by tutorial lectures. Students will learn to conceptualise design problems and produce work using industry-standard software tools. Indicative topics include composition, use of colour and typography, placement of elements on screen, branding and poster and creative CV design.

Details

Contact hours

40 Contact hours
110 Private study
Total hours 150

Method of assessment

(30%) Creative CV with supporting documentation
(70%) Poster and supporting documentation

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1 Understand and conceptualise design problems critically and creatively and present possible solutions verbally and in written form
2 Explore creatively practical and client-focused design solutions in various digital contexts and platform
3 Use relevant design software to implement the design solutions.

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