Digital Image Reproduction and Colour Management
2009-2010 - IMT1301 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The course aims to provide knowledge in the field of colour and digital imaging technology. Moreover, the field of colorimetry and the principles of colour measurement will be covered. The students will get an understanding of the principles in terms of consistent and accurate colour reproduction for a variety of media substrates. Furthermore, they shall be able to proficiently apply colour management techniques in the context of graphic design and media production.


· Digital image reproduction technology

· Colour and colour Vision

· Colorimetry and colour measurement

· Colour management components

· Image quality Assessment

· Workflow and process control

· Colour management on application level

Teaching Methods

Group works
Laboratory work
Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

  • Written Exam, 5 hours (count 70%)
  • 3 Assignments, 2 in groups and 1 individual (counts 10% each)
  • All parts must be passed

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Internal examiner

Re-sit examination

Ordinary re-sit examination for the written exam.

Examination support


Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials


• Sharma, Abhay (2004) Understanding color management, New York: Thompson

Replacement course for

IMT2421, IMT2371