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Design Practice (WSTC Prep)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 700223.2

Discipline: GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: Z

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ben Fletcher


Assumed Knowledge
Basic written English skills.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled at Western Sydney University, The College.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Term 3  Yes  The College - Nirimba Education Precinct - DAY  Ben Fletcher  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
Design Practice introduces students to the fundamental principles of graphic design practice. This unit investigates how the design process is applied to real-world industry design briefs to create a visual design. Students develop an understanding of the processes and practices used to support collaboration between clients, designers and specialists when designing and producing visual communications. Students are guided through the process of interpreting a design brief, creating and pitching a design response, presenting work for critique, incorporating critique into a design solution and producing highly refined design outcomes to a professional standard. Students work on a number of design briefs using industry standard work practices, including time management strategies, multi-tasking, strict delivery deadlines, brief comprehension and job documentation as well as client/designer coordination and negotiation.


Courses
7152.1Diploma in Design Extended - Visual CommunicationCURRENT
7153.1Diploma in Design Extended - Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

A7105.1WSTC Design Extended Local Recent School LeaversCONTINUING
A7106.1WSTC Design Extended International StudentsCONTINUING
A7220.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7221.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7222.1WSTC Design Extended - Visual Communication - International StudentsCURRENT
A7223.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - Local Recent School LeaversCURRENT
A7224.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - Non-Credentialed ApplicantsCURRENT
A7225.1WSTC Design Extended - Graphic Design (Path to Teach Sec) - International StudentsCURRENT




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