Design Documentation and Communication B

Subject FLTV90009 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 25-Jul-2016 to 23-Oct-2016
Assessment Period End 18-Nov-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Aug-2016
Census Date 31-Aug-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 23-Sep-2016

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 3 hours per week for 12 weeks
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours per semester

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Ms Anna Cordingley


Leon Salom

Subject Overview:

In this subject students further develop the skills and techniques for documenting and communicating designs for stage and screen. While building on the skills gained in Design Documentation and Communication A, there will be a particular emphasis on the use of graphics software. Students will also learn how to use these skills for the purpose of pre-visualisation.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to
• Utilise a broad range of design documentation techniques
• Utilise graphics software for the documentation and communication of their designs
• Select and apply appropriate techniques for the documentation and communication of finalised designs
• Effectively utilise design documentation techniques for the purpose of pre-visualisation


Project 1 (equivalent to 1500 words)
Incorporating: Documentation of designs (including digital drawing folio)
Due Mid Semester
Worth 30%

Project 2 (equivalent to 1500 words)
Incorporating: Documentation of designs (including drawing and painting folio)
Due End of semester
Worth 30%

Project 3 (equivalent to 2000 words)
Incorporating: Documentation of designs (including drawing folio and scale model)
Due End of semester
Worth 40%

Hurdle Requirement 80% attendance

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed
• The ability to be organised and methodical in their approach to documenting a design concept
• The ability to communicate effectively through visual and verbal means
• The ability to present their ideas professionally

Related Course(s): Master of Design for Performance
Master of Production Design for Screen

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