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NM1402 - Design for Media Communication

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to all students

This subject provides students with an introduction to design skills in the area of visual communication design with an emphasis on corporate identity and social media. Students use a range of digital tools to develop visual communication iconography and produce a comprehensive corporate identity system. The history of graphic design from late 20th century to 21st century, is explored through discussion, research and reflection.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to articulate relationships between various components of the digital design workflow;
  • ability to formulate strategies and tentative solutions to problem based learning tasks fundamental to the design process;
  • capacity to convey meaningful assessment or evaluation of a range of solutions offered for any design task;
  • competency in utilisation of relevant design software.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: quizzes (20%); design projects (65%); essay (15%).

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.