University of Technology Sydney

87551 VC Studies: Concepts of Professionalism

Requisite(s): 87441 VC Project: Contexts of Visual Communication



This subject introduces students to a variety of views and critiques of professionalism in visual communication. Lectures may cover analytical and critical approaches to design and production in professional visual communication practice; the role and responsibilities of the professional designer; professional case studies; business management and accounting; preparing for employment; legalities and liabilities; the client/designer relationship; the structure of work practices in design; and the role of professional bodies. Students research the areas of the visual communication profession that they intend to move into using research methods such as interviewing, focus groups, and quantitative data collection and analysis.

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Autumn session, City campus

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