Authorship and Interaction
University of Westminster
Area of Study
Communication Studies, Graphic Design
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Practical - Portfolio required.
Authorship, and who has the power to fix meaning in communication, is one of the most contested and explored subject areas within graphic design. Add to this, the impact of digital technology and its’ interactive implications, and you have a dynamic and contemporary field of study. This module explores both the theory and practice that make up the subject area. You will produce a short academic essay, and designed outcomes exploring the same ideas.
Assessment: Essay (40%), Coursework (60%)
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