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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Graphic Design is designed to teach you how to communicate effectively using graphics. The course provides you with an understanding of the graphic design process and a visual language model for developing quality graphics.

Learning outcomes

This graphic design course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of the exciting field of graphic design. You will also learn how to bring your creative ideas to life.

Course contents

Using a series of lesson readings, exercises, tutorials, quizzes and deliverables, you will learn about: - Visual vocabulary elements (e.g. size, shape, color, typography) - Visual grammar guidelines (e.g. contrast, repetition, alignment, proximity) - Document organizational constructs (e.g. page layouts, charts, diagrams, simplified line drawings, tables, photographs and icons) - A practical step-by-step approach explaining how to apply the visual vocabulary and grammar guidelines to create the various organizational constructs.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics in IT

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Additional information


Recommended or required reading


Study activities

  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 75 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Passed exam


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • 2014-12-18 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2014-10-03 - Reports and productions

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