Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Digital Image Processing​


Course Category:

Design skills​

Mode of Delivery: 

Conventional / ODL

Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 1


Not Applicable

Credit Value:

4 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


This course will develop students computing skills in the areas of page layout, digital drawing, image manipulation and imagery composition and effects. Through a series of studio based exercises assessment tasks and in class studies, students will develop their computing skill for design. Computer programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop will be used in this class.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Create page layout for a multiple printed page design document
  2. Demonstrate appropriate use of colour spaces, image resolution and file size
  3. Create digital illustrations and images across vector and raster formats
  4. Execute image editing, colour correction and photo-retouching through digital manipulation
  5. Create complex digital imagery composition and effects

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Assignment 60% and Project 40%

Content Outline:

  1. Introduction to Image Processing module and Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator
  2. Exploration of Adobe Photoshop toolbar, plugin, panels
  3. Compositing and image manipulation
  4. Illustrator commands, editing, and printing
  5. Photo collage and retouching
  6. Colour adjustments and corrections
  7. Texturing effects: Movie Poster Design
  8. Type Effects
  9. Advanced Image Selection and Transforming Technique
  10. Vanishing Point Tool
  11. 3D Tool
  12. Design planning

Additional Requirement:


Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 19 years old

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Bachelor of Graphic Design (Honours)

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Bachelor of Multimedia Design (Honours)

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