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Principles of Layout and Design


  • Credit value: 15 credits at Level 6

Module description

This module will give you a working knowledge of the practices involved in visual design within newspapers and magazines. Through an introduction of the core principles of layout and design, typography and images, you will be equipped with the skills to use industry standard print media software proficiently and produce creative and professional materials.

Teaching methods will include lectures, class discussions, group and individual assignments and software training. You will practice and develop your skills through a range of practical exercises, revolving around an industry standard software application such as Adobe InDesign.