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DES2102 Design Practices: Pre-press
Credit Points: 15

This unit takes students through the processes and methodologies of preparing digital files - be they image files, vector files, text files or layout files - and making them ready for print.  Pre-press is a complex intersection between design, particularly Graphic Design and the industrial print industry. This is an industry-focused unit requiring a great deal of technical knowledge and understanding in such areas as the preparation of documents and images, colour correction and methods of transferring digital files.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y98Bachelor of Marketing and Creative Services
MIAAHDGraphic Design Minor
MABUUBGraphic Design Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014