Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code VCD 302
Subject Name Motion Design
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites VCD203
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Project 20% Project 50% Blog 30%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.
Availability Not Available in 2019

Subject Description
This studio subject explores core design principles that underpin motion design, including time-based media, narrative forms, typography, and sequencing, through animation and interactive media. Students will be introduced to basic skills and vocabulary underpinning motion design. The subject draws on design research, thinking, and process methods, to frame the engagement with the practice of motion design. Students will be required to develop creative solutions to project briefs in a practical, flexible, innovative and conceptually informed manner. Students will reflect on the social and cultural dimensions of these principles through a contemporary professional practice lens.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of motion design practice
2. Produce creative works that demonstrate engagement with the analytical, experimental, conceptual, and critical reflective frameworks that underpin design for visual communication
3. Acquire digitial media literacies represented through digital artefact forms
4. Demonstrate an understanding of design research, thinking, and process methods

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session
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