Digital Design

DCO10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent
     
     

Contact hours

  • 36 hours Face to Face + Blended + Swinburne Online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

Results:
31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

Census:
4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Dates:
6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

Results:
5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

Census:
1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23


Prerequisites

Assumed Knowledge

Basic computer operation
 
Equivalent
 

Aims and objectives

This unit of study introduces explorative and creative thinking expressed through the application of digital software to design propositions. Students will explore vector and raster based software as design tools for specific formats and communication objectives. Students will develop the ability to use digital software for the development and execution of visual communication for print and screen formats.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
 
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

1. Analyse and apply digital processes to design decision-making
2. Identify and use appropriate digital software to execute intended design outcomes
3. Apply vector oriented design software as a design tool to achieve visual communication objectives
4. Apply raster oriented design software as design tool to achieve visual communication objectives
5. Develop and document individual visual communication concepts and outcomes framed by a project brief
6. Produce creative design outcomes in a digital environment with reference to appropriate software use, file format and management and context of output

Courses with unit

BH-DESCMN2 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
BH-DESIND1 Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) (Honours)
BB-MCMNBUS Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Business
BH-DESINA Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours)
BA-SCRPRD Bachelor of Screen Production

BA-ANI Bachelor of Animation
BH-FTV2 Bachelor of Film and Television (Honours)
BA-ARC Bachelor of Design (Architecture)
BB-GAMIANI Bachelor of Games & Interactivity/Bachelor of Animation
BB-DESMCMN Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Media and Communication