Communication Design (P4067)

15 credits, Level 4

Spring teaching

This module introduces you to using desktop publishing and interactive media applications whilst also encouraging critical reflection on issues of form and representation in relation to the work they produce. You will learn key processes and techniques involved in the production of digital media:

  • research
  • development
  • image editing
  • composition and manipulation
  • information and communication
  • layout design and presentation.

You will work individually to realise set exercises in and out of class and produce a completed set of digital artefacts to a project brief.

Teaching

100%: Practical (Practical, Workshop)

Assessment

100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Courses

This module is offered on the following courses: