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Courses Handbook 2014

This handbook contains information for courses and units at Curtin in 2014.
Information for the previous year's courses and units is available at Courses Handbook 2013.

313825 v.2 Visual Communication Stream (Mass Communication)


Major/Stream Overview

This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.


Visual Communication develops an understanding of the principles and practice of communication design in the fields of Creative Advertising and Graphic Design. This stream provides students with an understanding of the creative processes and skills to produce relevant visual design solutions. Visual Communication may be usefully combined with Corporate Screen Production, Web Media or Journalism.



Major/Stream Organisation


Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 2
310132 v.3   Design Studio 271 3.0 25.0
  SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:   25.0
  50.0
Year 3
312009 v.1   Design For The Future 372 3.0 25.0
  SELECT OPTIONAL UNITS TO THE TOTAL VALUE OF:   50.0
  75.0
Optional Units to Select from in Year 2 Hrs/Wk Credit
312004 v.1   Visual Process 272 3.0 25.0
312005 v.1   Brand Communication 272 3.0 25.0
Optional Units to Select from in Year 3 Hrs/Wk Credit
306963 v.2   Graphic Design 372 3.0 25.0
306979 v.1   Creative Advertising Studio 392 3.0 25.0
312002 v.2   Typography 172 4.0 25.0
312007 v.1   Graphic Design 371 3.0 25.0
312008 v.1   Advertising Design 371 3.0 25.0




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