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Graphic Design 1

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits

About the course

The course will give practical training in applying methods for user testing. Graphic design with specialisation on graphical user interfaces (GUI) and solid user interfaces (SUI) are significant in the course.

Production of simple GUI prototypes, 3 ects
The section introduces techniques used in iterative testing of GUI and SUI interfaces. In the section a project is included, which involves a short product analysis, a sketch phase, production of sketch prototypes and a final presentation.

Graphic design for interactive media, 3 ects
The section gives basic knowledge in graphic design, typography, production of logotypes and pictogram for use in interactive media. Furthermore the course includes a number of practical tasks such as the production of a graphic profile, a layout of screen interfaces for different kinds of interactive media, animations and graphic design for printed media.

Software prototypes 1, 1.5 ects
This section gives an introduction to the software program Flash, or equivalent, for production of animated GUI interfaces.

Application and eligibility

This course contains occasions that are included in a degree programme at Umeå university and applies only to those of you who are admitted to the programme. You will recieve information about application times and what applies to you from your institution.

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Contactpersons for the course are:
Exchange studies, International contact person, Umeå Institute of Design