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On this globally recognised course you will sharpen your creativity, develop your problem solving ability, enhance your graphic language, hone your presentation skills, master graphic production techniques, and broaden your design knowledge.

You will be taught in a friendly and competitive studio environment, specifically designed to replicate the industry workplace, using the critique and feedback techniques employed industry-wide.

Upon graduation, you will be fully prepared for a career in one of the many creative industries. Ultimately working alongside people who value the distinctly creative way that you think and the professional way that you work.

You’ll be taught by an established teaching team with many years’ experience in all aspects of Graphic Design, the creative industry and education. You will have access to robust industry and alumni links. The Northumbria Graphic Design Course will essentially enable you to graduate as an accomplished and confident Graphic Designer with a creative portfolio that showcases your own personal creativity and skills.

Northumbria University is ranked 13th in Design & Crafts in the UK (Guardian University League Tables 2021).

This programme is delivered entirely at BINUS in Indonesia and is offered as Full Time mode of study only.

If you would like to apply or for further information please visit the BINUS website. For any specific queries relating directly to Northumbria please contact tne@northumbria.ac.uk.

Course Information

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Mode of Study

Location
Indonesia

City
Indonesia

Start
September

Fees
Fee Information

Modules
Module Information

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Modules

Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

BI0114 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 1 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 1 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD101 History of Indonesian Art and Culture
AD103 Design and Materials
AD105 Color Theory
AD107 Drawing 1
AD111 Computer Graphic 1
AD102 History of Western Art
AD109 Drawing 2
AD115 Photography 1
AD119 Typography 1
AD121 Computer Graphic 2
AD125 Graphic Design 1

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1215 -

Northumbria University Induction (0 Credits)

This module introduces the student to the content and structure of the Northumbria University modules and the learning environment and processes of delivery and assessment. This module offers students the opportunity to;
• engage in the kind of tasks which develop and demonstrate their learning, to build their confidence and capabilities,
• develop an ability to direct their own learning, evaluate their own progress and achievements and support the learning of others.

The module is delivered through a series of lectures, seminars and studio-based activities. Assessment of this module requires the student to draw on
some of the information and issues presented during the module in order to produce a relevant piece of practical work.

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0115 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 2 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 2 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD117 Photography 2
AD123 Typography 2
AD127 Graphic Design 2
AD203 Multimedia 1
AD207 Illustration Design
AD201 History of Graphic Design
AD205 Multimedia 2
AD219 Typography 3
AD221 Systems Thinking and Design Methodology
AD223 Audio Visual 1
AD225 Graphic Design 3

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1216 -

Northumbria University Research Skills (0 Credits)

This module offers students the opportunity to;
* engage in the kind of research tasks which develop and demonstrate deeper learning. Tasks will push students beyond superficial research helping build their confidence and capabilities in tackling more complex problems.
* develop an ability to direct their own learning, evaluate their own progress and achievements and support the learning of others.
The module is delivered through a series of lectures, seminars and studio-based activity. Assessment of this module requires the student to draw on
some of the information and issues presented during the module in order to produce a relevant piece of practical work.

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0116 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 3 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 3 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD227 Graphic Design 4
AD229 Aesthetics
AD323 Audio Visual 2
AD327 Digital Animation 1
AD356 Art & Design Entrepreneurship Study
AD358 Stop Motion Animation
AD359 Sequential Art
AD325 Graphic Design 5
AD335 Pre-press and Printing
AD337 Digital Animation 2
AD355 Portfolio
EL004 Elective

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1217 -

Northumbria University Contextualisation (0 Credits)

This module aims to encourage students to demonstrate an ability to thoroughly research a subject area and critically analyse their findings in order to develop solutions to set problems.

The student will develop their conceptual thinking and observational skills to improve their confidence in tackling problems

Students will be given the opportunity to explore the personality and identity of an organization and look at ways of developing these traits into a unique visual expression.

Assessment is by project assignment

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0117 -

Advertising (10 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD345 Advertising module. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

BI0118 -

Internship (20 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD401 Internship module. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

BI0119 -

Final Project & Report (30 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD402 Final Project & Report. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

GD6012 -

Global Design Perspective (30 Credits)

GD6012 introduces you to developing a personal global design perspective for your specialist design skills. You will undertake a research-through-design project that will inform an illustrated report on your developing perspective as a global designer. You will analyse your design discipline’s current trends and by exercising critical judgement to a high level, will forecast a possible future trend on which you can build your global design perspective. By doing so, you will inform your own critical understanding of the importance of design in a global context. The module is structured around you actively engaging as a self-reflective designer to develop an emergent understanding of your own creative practice within global contexts. All project work you will be engaged in will be student-centred enquiry involving both primary and secondary research activities. Your visiting Northumbria University tutor will facilitate a creative and intellectual process with emphasis on student-focused learning through seminars, where you will disseminate your own research to your peers, and engage critically with peers to inform and consolidate your creative outputs and written report.

More information

GD6013 -

Advanced Creative Practice (30 Credits)

GD6013 develops your specialist design skills towards advancing your own creative practice as a globally focused designer. It is structured around you using your personal global perspective that you developed in DE1213 to create a self-defined design project. By doing this you will learn the importance of your critical thinking as a designer to understand the socio-cultural context of a design problem, as well as the target audience that your final design outcomes must benefit. By actively engaging in research-through-design in your design project, you will reveal any specific considerations that you will need to address in your design project. This research will enrich the design solutions you develop for your design problem. It will involve secondary research activities from academic and popular literature sources to support your design decisions. This may lead you to enter into a primary research and a co-design relationship with your target audience, to develop effective design solutions for them. You will proactively follow a structured design process from writing your own design brief, through ideation, development and final design phases. At each of these points a milestone mini-deadline will be set, which will help you learn how to manage your time. You will also use a dedicated social media platform(s) as a tool for self-reflective practice, and to ethically network with professional designers and future employers globally. By disseminating each step of your design process for peer feedback you learn to improve your creative practice.

More information

Modules

Module information is indicative and is reviewed annually therefore may be subject to change. Applicants will be informed if there are any changes.

BI0114 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 1 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 1 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD101 History of Indonesian Art and Culture
AD103 Design and Materials
AD105 Color Theory
AD107 Drawing 1
AD111 Computer Graphic 1
AD102 History of Western Art
AD109 Drawing 2
AD115 Photography 1
AD119 Typography 1
AD121 Computer Graphic 2
AD125 Graphic Design 1

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1215 -

Northumbria University Induction (0 Credits)

This module introduces the student to the content and structure of the Northumbria University modules and the learning environment and processes of delivery and assessment. This module offers students the opportunity to;
• engage in the kind of tasks which develop and demonstrate their learning, to build their confidence and capabilities,
• develop an ability to direct their own learning, evaluate their own progress and achievements and support the learning of others.

The module is delivered through a series of lectures, seminars and studio-based activities. Assessment of this module requires the student to draw on
some of the information and issues presented during the module in order to produce a relevant piece of practical work.

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0115 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 2 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 2 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD117 Photography 2
AD123 Typography 2
AD127 Graphic Design 2
AD203 Multimedia 1
AD207 Illustration Design
AD201 History of Graphic Design
AD205 Multimedia 2
AD219 Typography 3
AD221 Systems Thinking and Design Methodology
AD223 Audio Visual 1
AD225 Graphic Design 3

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1216 -

Northumbria University Research Skills (0 Credits)

This module offers students the opportunity to;
* engage in the kind of research tasks which develop and demonstrate deeper learning. Tasks will push students beyond superficial research helping build their confidence and capabilities in tackling more complex problems.
* develop an ability to direct their own learning, evaluate their own progress and achievements and support the learning of others.
The module is delivered through a series of lectures, seminars and studio-based activity. Assessment of this module requires the student to draw on
some of the information and issues presented during the module in order to produce a relevant piece of practical work.

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0116 -

BINUS Visual Communication Design Year 3 (120 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the following Year 3 BINUS Visual Communication Design modules:

AD227 Graphic Design 4
AD229 Aesthetics
AD323 Audio Visual 2
AD327 Digital Animation 1
AD356 Art & Design Entrepreneurship Study
AD358 Stop Motion Animation
AD359 Sequential Art
AD325 Graphic Design 5
AD335 Pre-press and Printing
AD337 Digital Animation 2
AD355 Portfolio
EL004 Elective

Please see individual BINUS module descriptors for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

DE1217 -

Northumbria University Contextualisation (0 Credits)

This module aims to encourage students to demonstrate an ability to thoroughly research a subject area and critically analyse their findings in order to develop solutions to set problems.

The student will develop their conceptual thinking and observational skills to improve their confidence in tackling problems

Students will be given the opportunity to explore the personality and identity of an organization and look at ways of developing these traits into a unique visual expression.

Assessment is by project assignment

Assessment is through and portfolio of 2D and/or 3D design work.

More information

BI0117 -

Advertising (10 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD345 Advertising module. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

BI0118 -

Internship (20 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD401 Internship module. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

BI0119 -

Final Project & Report (30 Credits)

This module represents the learning achieved through the study of the BINUS AD402 Final Project & Report. Please see the individual BINUS module descriptor for details of module aims, Learning outcomes, Learning, Teaching and Assessment strategies, and feedback methods.

More information

GD6012 -

Global Design Perspective (30 Credits)

GD6012 introduces you to developing a personal global design perspective for your specialist design skills. You will undertake a research-through-design project that will inform an illustrated report on your developing perspective as a global designer. You will analyse your design discipline’s current trends and by exercising critical judgement to a high level, will forecast a possible future trend on which you can build your global design perspective. By doing so, you will inform your own critical understanding of the importance of design in a global context. The module is structured around you actively engaging as a self-reflective designer to develop an emergent understanding of your own creative practice within global contexts. All project work you will be engaged in will be student-centred enquiry involving both primary and secondary research activities. Your visiting Northumbria University tutor will facilitate a creative and intellectual process with emphasis on student-focused learning through seminars, where you will disseminate your own research to your peers, and engage critically with peers to inform and consolidate your creative outputs and written report.

More information

GD6013 -

Advanced Creative Practice (30 Credits)

GD6013 develops your specialist design skills towards advancing your own creative practice as a globally focused designer. It is structured around you using your personal global perspective that you developed in DE1213 to create a self-defined design project. By doing this you will learn the importance of your critical thinking as a designer to understand the socio-cultural context of a design problem, as well as the target audience that your final design outcomes must benefit. By actively engaging in research-through-design in your design project, you will reveal any specific considerations that you will need to address in your design project. This research will enrich the design solutions you develop for your design problem. It will involve secondary research activities from academic and popular literature sources to support your design decisions. This may lead you to enter into a primary research and a co-design relationship with your target audience, to develop effective design solutions for them. You will proactively follow a structured design process from writing your own design brief, through ideation, development and final design phases. At each of these points a milestone mini-deadline will be set, which will help you learn how to manage your time. You will also use a dedicated social media platform(s) as a tool for self-reflective practice, and to ethically network with professional designers and future employers globally. By disseminating each step of your design process for peer feedback you learn to improve your creative practice.

More information

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