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COURSE SYLLABUS

Graphic design: Professional practice and reflection 7.5 credits

Grafisk design: Branschreflektion
First cycle, D0044A
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 15 Feb 2017

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 14 Feb 2020

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Subject
Graphic Design
Subject group (SCB)
Media Production
Main field of study
Graphic Design

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and D0032A Graphic design: artistic techniques, material and media 1, D0033A Graphic design: typography and semantics 1, D0034A Graphic design: methods, process and theory, D0035A Graphic design: for interaction 1, D0036A Graphic design: communication and media and D0038A Graphic design: artistic techniques, material and media 2 or equivalent.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
The goal of the course is to give insight into a professional design practice, questions, methods, processes and structure. This is achieved through an external co-operative on-site learning (praktik) combined with suitable theoretical reflection.

Knowledge and understanding
1. Understanding of professional design practice, questions, methods, processes and structure through an external co-operative on-site learning
2. Understanding for suitable theory for reflection purposes on the graphic design industry
3. Show basic understanding of norm criticism in the Graphic Design industry

Skills and abilities
4. Ability through text and image reflect graphic design methods, processes and professional practice
5. Demonstrate the ability to implement norm-critical analysis

Judgement and approach
6. Consider, reflect and define the different industrial roles as well as the role the professional practice has on society as a whole
7. Reflect on ones own strength and weaknesses from a professional point of view.

Contents
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Realization
Literary studies
Design projects
On-site visits or on-site practice

The course is performed through an external co-operative on-site learning practice combined with suitable theoretical reflection through being involved in actual design projects supervised by an assigned on-site mentor. The student can also chose to explore the professional world through an independent approach whereby interviews, litterary studies, commissioned design projects and on-site visits, etc. form the basis of a similar learning experience. The experience is documented in the form of a design project supported by relevant theoretical knowledge. The student has access to during faculty support the course of the project.

Examination
Learning objective 1-5 are assessed in test 1. Hand-in assignment

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Examiner
Åsa Wikberg-Nilsson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2017 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Molander Bengt. Kunskap i handling. ISBN: 978-9171730398

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Hand-in AssignmentU G#7.50MandatoryA17

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.