Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student the foundations in graphic design and to practice the student's skills in perceiving colors and shapes to deliver a message.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to work with vector graphics, graphics for print and webb.

Course contents

1. Forms 2. Color theory 3. Typography 4. Effective visual communication 5. Information design

Prerequisites and co-requisites

-

Previous course names

-

Recommended or required reading

Bo Bergström: Effektiv Visuell Kommunikation

Study activities

  • Lectures - 50 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Examination 1: Finished project 40% Examination 2: Tasks and presentations 20% Examination 3: Deadlines 20% Examination 4: Presence 20% The emphasis is on the practical work done within deadlines. Absence without notifying the teacher affects the grading even if all tasks would be finished within given timetable.

Teacher

Scherbakov-Parland Andrej

Examiner

Shcherbakov Andrey

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2014-08-30

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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