Design History and Culture

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Design History and Culture

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Graphic Design, History, Visual Communications

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Theory - Portfolio not required.

    This module provides you with a framework of contextual knowledge relevant to the study of graphic communication design. It will focus on the important theories, movements and individuals that have shaped design practice and thinking across the modern period. The lectures and module content are also designed to connect to the studio practice-based modules.

    Assessment: Coursework (100%)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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