Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design


Mark Guglielmetti



  • First semester 2016 (Day)


This unit is part one a major communication design project. It provides an
opportunity to research issues, undertake conceptual design and develop
refinements on the basis of the advanced attainment achieved at the end of
the Bachelor of Communication Design course. In most instances the
project is proposed by the student at the beginning of the semester in
consultation with the lecturer, and approved by the lecturer and course
coordinator. This allows the address of issues of capability or knowledge, or
the development of specialist understanding or skills to be built into the
student's program.


On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate a capability to research and explore the full range of issues to be considered in a communication design project;
  2. be able to practice communication design to a high standard of professional competency
  3. be able to relate their work to contemporary discourse and seek to extend its boundaries through their design work
  4. be able to defend their chosen direction in the major project against informed criticism
  5. have a base of sound knowledge, understanding and capability to undertake their major project
  6. be capable of organising, developing and planning methodologies associated with the major project which will help to successfully determine a viable outcome


Mid semester project review: 20%
Final portfolio:80%

Workload requirements

On-campus: 8 Hours contact plus 16 hours independent study

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


Must be enrolled in: F3702 Bachelor of Communication Design (Honours)