Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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Introduces the fundamental principles of typography. Students will utilise type both as a communicative and expressive tool. Contemporary and historical methods of typographic production, from print to digital media are examined. Students are encouraged to critically analyse and question the relationships between type and meaning, type and language. Emphasis is placed upon the acquisition of skills and knowledge.
On successful completion of this unit, students will:
Major projects: 70% Minor projects: 30%
4 contact hours plus 8 hours of private study per week
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