DES101 The Language of Design

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DES101 The Language of Design


Designers can play an important role in generating imaginative and effective visual communication. This course aims to develop your understanding of design principles and the fundamentals of visual language. The course provides you with skills and strategies to assist in idea generation, visual problem solving, encoding meaning in images, and the ability to critically evaluate your own image-making processes. You will employ a range of media including drawing, collage and digital photography to explore the language of design and factors contributing to the creation of meaningful images.

Other information

Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

DES101 Course Outline Semester 1, 2019 (PDF 266KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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