Undergraduate Course: Graphic Design 4c: Exposition (DESI10085)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course provides students with an opportunity to consolidate their work to date with edited project work, a portfolio and other personal promotional material.
This course involves students looking outward from their final semester and thinking proactively about life after graduation. Students will design a body of work and all relevant personal collateral in order to prepare for their professional life. Students will reflect back on their work to date from their final senior year(s) and edit accordingly. Research and preliminary work will be streamlined, projects will be finalised and made ready for an audience setting.
There will be multiple opportunities for discussion and negotiation with each other.
The indicative structure of the course is outlined on Learn.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to students on a Degree Programme in the School of Design.
|Additional Costs|| Approx. £150. Minimal costs related to visits plus materials students may wish to purchase to facilitate their practice such as printing, paper, props etc.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 14,
External Visit Hours 2,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Summative Assessment Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
At the end of the Course you will submit the following:-
Exposition Body of Work (100%)
A finalised body of work will include; pdf Portfolio; CV; Business Card; Self-promotion item/strategy.
PechaKucha Style Presentation - a mid-course PechaKucha 5 slide x 20 second presentation about your personal philosophy, identity, and plans for your body of work.
Mid-way through the Course students will be given verbal feedback.
At the end of the Course students will be given summative grades.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically evaluate the graphic design discipline and identify where they wish to position themselves.
- Communicate a cohesive body of work within an appropriate professional context.
|Bucher, S. All Access: The Making of 30 Extraordinary Designers|
Hughes, P. Exhibition Design
Mason, D. Materials, Process, Print: Creative Solutions for Graphic Design
Roberts, L and Wright, R. Design Diaries: Creative Process in Graphic Design
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Work, under guidance, in a peer relationship with specialist practitioners.
Communicate with peers, senior colleagues and specialists on a professional level.
Present and convey information about specialised topics to informed audiences.
|Course organiser||Ms Zoe Patterson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5720
|Course secretary||Mr Hugh Black
Tel: (0131 6)51 5926