Introduction to Digital Graphics & Design


The module introduces graphical design, techniques and tools for both the online and print media.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identifying graphics design consideration (colour, image, typography shapes,medium) taking into account diversity and global cultural identity and from a legal, environmental, sustainable and ethical perspective.

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of Digital Photography hardware and image composition 

  3. Understand and use a number of graphics application and desktop publishing packages to produce static and animated graphic presentations for online and print medium.

  4. Understand project requirements and the production process for developing a graphics portfolio.

  5. Design, produce and evaluate a graphic design portfolio.

  6. Appreciate the development of graphic design  through human history and across the globe  incorporating diversity and inclusion .

  7. Engage in analysis and constructive critical discussion of  digital graphic elements and documents.

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