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NM3430 - Design Lab II

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Students enrolling in this subject produce a portfolio of advanced creative works by means of a written contract negotiated with the subject coordinator. The subject involves the study of contemporary practice in the field of media design through research and practice. Students develop a series of self-directed projects, and undertake autonomous research towards the development of their individual approach and aesthetic. The projects may include publications (magazine, brochures, etc), posters and flyers, interactive works, time-based works, brands and logo development. The goal is to develop as a media design practitioner, with a portfolio of work grounded by an awareness of audience, method and market, and a view towards developing a sustainable practice after graduation.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply in depth knowledge and understanding of the processes relevant to the development of an industry-oriented folio of media design creative work;
  • produce an advanced folio of creative work oriented to the media design sector;
  • apply an enhanced awareness of industry/cultural aspects of media design practice.

Subject Assessment

  • Design Research Project - (30%)
  • Personal Portfolio - (20%)
  • Design Project - (50%).
Prerequisites: (NM1400 OR NM1401 OR NM2901 OR CV1420) AND NM1410 AND (NM2400 OR NM3407) AND (NM2420 OR NM2301 OR NM3901 OR CV2420) AND (NM3410 OR NM3401)


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Russell Milledge.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - Online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.