Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to deepen the knowledge in graphic design and to develop the visual ability and perception.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to work with graphics for web and print in the field, e.g. as a freelancer.

Course contents

1. Research of branding 2. Color theory 3. General design tasks 4. Design for concepts

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Graphic design foundations or similar knowledge.

Recommended or required reading

Cap & design magazines Color Design Workbook - A real-world guide to using color in graphic design.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 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

Törnqvist Jutta

Examiner

Törnqvist Jutta

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

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

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