Module Number

Module Title

Digital Media Design
Type of Module

Elective Compulsory
Work load
- Contact time
- Self study
180 h
Class time:
60 h / 4 SWS
Self study:
120 h
Duration 1 Semester
Frequency In the winter semester
Language of instruction German
Type of Exam

Project work with written documentation

Lecture type(s) Lecture, Tutorial

Basics of design, laws of design, typography, layout, design and baseline grid, image selection, image preparation for the web, effect and symbolism of colors, basics Adobe Photoshop and Indesign


Students will master the basic design of print and online media. They know basic typography and its areas of application and produce high-quality artwork in prepress. Likewise, they can prepare media for presentation on the web and other online media and independently design online media. The common tools are actively used by the participants.

Allocation of credits / grading
Type of Class
Type of Exam
Exam duration
of Module (%)
Prerequisite for participation There are no specific prerequisites.
Lecturer / Other Walter

J. Böhringer, P. Bühler, P. Schlaich:Kompendium der Mediengestaltung, Springer, 2008
T.Walter: Mediafotografie - von der analogen zur digitalen Fotografie, Springer 2005
P. Bühler: MediaFarbe – analog und digital: Farbe in der Medienproduktion, Springer, 2004
S. Radtke, P. Pisani, W. Wolters: Handbuch visuelle Mediengestaltung, Cornelsen, 2004
C. Runk: Grundkurs Typografie und Layout, Galileo Design, 2008

Last offered unknown
Planned for currently not planned
Assigned Study Areas BIOINFM2510, INFM2510, MDZINFM2510, MEINFM3210, MEINFM3220