Digital Design Studio (DECO1100)


In studying this unit, students will: develop an understanding of how to conceptualise and communicate design concepts through image and video production; be introduced to digital image representation and technology through design projects; become proficient with the elements of digital design technology including digital images, photography and video; develop skills in digital imaging software such as Photoshop, and video software such as Final Cut Pro; and develop experience with significant digital design issues relating to photography and video. On the successful completion of this unit of study, students will have demonstrated skills in sourcing, developing, designing, and creating documentary video content through a series of tutorial exercises; knowledge of how to incorporate documentary video design will be developed in tutorial exercises. This unit is a core studio in the Bachelor of Design Computing program.

Further unit of study information


Lecture 1 hr/wk; tutorial 2 hrs/wk; studio 3 hrs/wk


Three assessments (90%); attendance (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


DECO1014 or DECO1015 or DECO2101

Additional Information

This unit is for students enrolled under the old resolutions of the Bachelor of Design Computing only.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.