Unit description

Extends students' experience in digital art and design by allowing scope for an extended project and prepares students for professional involvement.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction, proposal writing and planning workflow
Topic 2: Exhibition planning, installation practice
Topic 3: 3D graphics and introduction to 3D modelling
Topic 4: Review/extend vector imagery–drawing profiles for revolving and extruded forms
Topic 5: Review/extend typographic practice–take from 2D to 3D
Topic 6: Exploring moving forms and video
Topic 7: Review/extend bitmap imagery–mapping 3D forms
Topic 8: Outputting digital files for different outcomes
Topic 9: High end print and projection output
Topic 10: Self-reflection and critical analysis of extended projects in installation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)
Project proposal20%
Extended project60%
Research project20%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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