Design, Application and Communication, 6 credits

Design, tillämpning och kommunikation, 6 hp

TNGD43

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Tomas Törnqvist

Director of studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 42 h
Recommended self-study hours: 118 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme 2 (Spring 2018) 1 2 Swedish Norrköping C

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor's Programme

Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of theory and practical skills in visual design in general and graphic design in particular. 

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to develop a deeper understanding of and practical skills in context related graphic design and communication.

After completing the course, students are expected to:

  • Be able to describe aspects of ethics and sustainability i graphic communication
  • Be able to  explain how  platfoms and formats may affect graphic design
  • Be able to  explain and systematically apply graphic elements and principles
  • Be able to  explain and design graphic identity
  • Be able to  explain  and adapt layout and typography to contextual rquirements related to sender, message, medium and audience
  • Be able to  explain  and produce graphic design in amarketing communication context 

Course content

The theoretical and practical framework of the course comprises:

  • Ethics and sustainability in graphic communication
  • Graphic design: platform, form factor, format
  • Layout and typography in varying context
  • Ethics and sustainability in graphic communication
  • Graphic information systems and identity
  • Visual market communication
  • Visual communication, concept and narration
  • Planning, art direction and creative process 

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, lessons, laboratory work, workshops, seminars, independent work and hand-in assignments. 

Examination

UPG2Hand-In Assignment3 creditsU, G
UPG1Hand-In Assignment1 creditsU, G
LAB1Laboratory work2 creditsU, G

Grading: Pass/Fail

Grades

Two grade scale, older version, U, G

Department

Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell

Examiner

Tomas Törnqvist

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 42 h
Recommended self-study hours: 118 h

Course literature

Other

  • To be decided

Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG2 Hand-In Assignment 3 credits U, G
UPG1 Hand-In Assignment 1 credits U, G
LAB1 Laboratory work 2 credits U, G

Grading: Pass/Fail

Other

To be decided

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing

                            
4.5 Implementing

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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