Visual Communication

University of Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Visual Communication

  • Host University

    University of Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Graphic Design, Mass Communications, Media and Journalism, Media Studies, Social Media, Telecommunications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    In studying this unit, students will: develop an understanding of how to conceptualise and communicate design concepts through image and video production; be introduced to digital image representation and technology through design projects; become proficient with the elements of digital design technology including digital images, photography and video; develop skills in digital imaging software such as Photoshop, and video software such as Final Cut Pro; and develop experience with significant digital design issues relating to photography and video. On the successful completion of this unit of study, students will have demonstrated skills in sourcing, developing, designing, and creating documentary video content through a series of tutorial exercises; knowledge of how to incorporate documentary video design will be developed in tutorial exercises. This unit is not available in the Bachelor of Design Computing but may be taken as an elective in other programs.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.