AU: 3.0
Programme: CS

This course covers the fundamentals of newspaper/magazine design, and provides hands-on training in computer applications for page layout and image editing. In addition to catering to students interested in specialising in publication design, the course is geared to would-be writers and photographers, who need to appreciate effective visual presentation and tap the power of thinking visually in their journalism. Practical exercises are grounded in theories pertaining to typography, colour, space, and other design elements. Students will also be familiarised with design trends in the newspaper and magazine publishing industries, including the impact of technological change.