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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

3 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to get the foundations in designing for
different medias and a common knowledge of a design process in

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student knows the difference between
the central differences between graphic design for web vs print and
will know which tools are used for what kind of productions.

Course contents

  1. Web design
  2. Photoshop
  3. Illustrator
  4. InDesign

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Previous course names

Recommended or required reading

More info during the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 10 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 80 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 80 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

To pass the course the student should pass the following
Examination 1: Finished projects 40%
Examination 2: Tasks and presentations 20%
Examination 3: Deadlines 20%
Examination 4: Presence

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.


  • Törnqvist Jutta
  • Öhman Elisabeth
  • Tolonen Liisa


Törnqvist Jutta

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2013-12-31

Assessment methods

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

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