VC6104 - Historical Studies in Design

Course Code: VC6104
Course Title Historical Studies in Design
Short Title  
Course Level: Level 6
Valid From: 2019/2020 Sem 1
Credits: 15
Owner: Visual Design
Assessment Method Achievement
Course Aim

• To develop students’ knowledge of historical art and design styles from the Industrial Revolution to present day with emphasis on graphic design 
• To explore events, trends and inventions that have impacted graphic design through specific periods

On Completion of this course, the learner will be able to
# Learning Outcome Description
1 Demonstrate an understanding of specific styles, designers, illustrators or typographers.
2 Create items that reflect an historical design style.
3 Explain a social trend, invention or event in terms of its impact on graphic design
4 Demonstrate an appropriate level of professional practice through attendance, participation and group discussion
No requisites

Course Content & Assessment

No Examinations
No Other Controlled Assessments
Uncontrolled Assessments
Assessment Type:
Practical Project
Assessment Type:
Project (Group)
Assessment Type:
Practical Project

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

Affiliated Entities

Entity Code Entity Title Entity Version Entity Type
DES6000 Diploma in Visual Design 1 Programme
DES6000 Diploma in Visual Design 2 Programme
DES8000 Bachelor of Visual Design 2 Programme