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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aims of the course are
1. to enhance analytical and critical skills in visual communication;
2. to offer introductory insights into the role of visual communication in contemporary society
3. to provide would be media professional with the necessary knowledge in support of a professional ethic of responsibility.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to engage critically with basic issues pertaining to visual communication.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Fluency in English, reading and writing skills

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Additional information

More information about the course can be obtained from Matteo Stocchetti.

Recommended or required reading

Please contact the teacher for a list of readings

Study activities

Individual studies - 133 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

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

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the examinations consisting of a test on readings.


Stocchetti Matteo


Stocchetti Matteo

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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