DSGN602 – Motion Graphics

Module code
Module title
Motion Graphics
To introduce students to the fundamentals of motion graphics. The course will cover a range of motion graphic tools and practices to enable students to effectively communicate through the animation of text and images.
  • BM1801
  • BM1802
  • BM1901
  • BM1902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended – methods will involve online activities, portfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate.
Learning Outcomes
1. Critically select and apply appropriate motion graphic tools and practices
2. Analyse codes and conventions of motion graphics
3. Demonstrate ability to act and think through a reflective process
• History of animation
• Motion design process overview
• Principles of motion
• Narrative and time-based composition
• Communication through movement, image, and text
• Contextual Research
• Technical Skills
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Studio and presentation spaces
• Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers.