Core Module Information
Module title: Graphic Design Studio 2

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES08104
Module leader: Seb Chaloner
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Using research methods and brainstorming for generation of design ideas and visual development, you will work with pre-press, reproduction and finishing specifications in relation to paper products, with emphasis on sustainability and other environmental issues.Projects will involve the creation of documents and files that have been prepared precisely for print output, and the creation of proofs and prototypes for presentation that have been created using industry standard software. Regular student critiques will be a forum for clear verbal and visual communication of ideas.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Implement informed, imaginative and original responses to design briefs using research methods and the design for print process.

LO2: Apply graphic design elements to create visual language and communication for a range of design for print genres.

LO3: Implement graphic design for contemporary practise and processes.

LO4: Explore and specify suitable and sustainable print technologies for rendering and finishing design for print solutions in 2 and 3 dimensions.

LO5: Articulate and present design for print solutions and prototypes in concise and persuasive terms that show developing skill in the use of industry standard software.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Seb Chaloner
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 48
Online Guided independent study 140
Face To Face Lecture 12
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 50 1~2~3~4~5 Week 8 , WORDS= 0
Portfolio 50 1~2~3~4~5 Week 13 , WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
DES08104 Graphic Design Studio 2