Communication Design at AUT: an overview

  • Also referred to as, or includes, illustration, photography, typography, art direction, design - graphic, advertising - graphic design
Communication design is concerned with the way in which ideas and visual information are conveyed through:
  • Layout
  • Typography
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • The moving image

Key academic contact

Professor Ming Cheung
Head of Department
Phone: + 64 9 921 9999 ext 8644

Research interests and associations

Communication design is developing research groupings in:
  • Design education
  • Design as practice
  • Design history
  • Typography

Degrees and qualifications



News, events and conferences

Contact us

Art + Design Academic Administration
City Campus
WE Building, St Paul Street Entrance, Room WE324
Phone +64 9 921 9663 or +64 9 921 9999 extension 9663

New students and general enquiries

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Last updated: 20-Sep-2017 10.16am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.