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On this beginners online course you will learn the fundamentals of information design and data visualisation and how to apply these skills to your own communication projects, or in managerial or designer job roles.
You will learn how to analyse data then create a visual display of this quantitative information, visually communicating your ideas to a chosen target audience. You will learn the skill of storytelling with data as you collect and map information, and you will learn how to choose the most effective way to visualise and present your information.
You will use Flourish (a free online infographics software) to create your own infographics. This course is taught through interactive discussion in weekly online classes and you will receive personal feedback from your tutor. Each week you will be set practical homework to develop your ideas.
By the end of the course you will be able to use what you have learnt to create annual reports and presentations. The practical tasks will teach you skills that can be applied in a range of career paths, including graphic design, management and web design.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Who is Information Design and Data Visualisation Online Short Course for?
This course is for beginners wanting to learn the fundamentals of information design and data visualisation. You can use the skills you will develop, such as graphic design and storytelling with data, to develop your vision within a current or future job role.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please bring for the first session:
This online short course develops your understanding of information design and data visualisation. You will cover a range of topics such as hierarchy, narrative and sequence, skills applicable to any business or project.