This unit is expiring
The expiry date of this unit is 31/07/2029.

Overview

Framework:
Access to HE 2024
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
Not available
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
Not available

Qualification Grading Type

Graded

Unit Learning Outcomes

1.

Understand the differences within typography.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1.

    Compare typefaces explaining the differences in form and function.


2.

Know formal elements of typography.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Explain the technical language of letter forms used in own work.

  • 2.2.

    Demonstrate control of type through kerning, tracking and grid structures.


3.

Be able to use typography in the creation of a design work.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1.

    Experiment with type and letter forms exploring formats, composition and colour

  • 3.2.

    Demonstrate use of different processes, techniques and materials to produce a variety of typographic solutions in answer to a specific brief.

  • 3.3.

    Synthesise typography with other design elements i.e colour, texture, image to create coherent design.

  • 3.4.

    Select and apply the most appropriate solution to resolve a design piece relevant to a given brief.