• Total units 24 Units
  • Minor code DESA-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate

This minor enables students to develop digital literacy and material knowledge by focusing on cutting-edge practice at the intersection of material and digital domains. A flexible structure allows students to bring together digital and material practices, in ways that broaden and deepen their skills, knowledge and design agility.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful
completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the technical,
    cultural and conceptual aspects of design practice.
  2. Generate, develop and evaluate ideas and
    concepts using critical, technical and creative skills through design
  3.  Critically reflect upon and evaluate design
  4. Interpret,
    communicate and present ideas in modes suited to a range of audiences.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
DESA1021 Precise Drawing and Model Making 6
DESN1001 Making Online: Context & Presence 6
DESN1002 Visual Communication: Design and Production 6
DESN1003 Contemporary Design In Context 6

A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
DESN2001 Digital Form and Fabrication 6
DESN2002 Foundations of Creative Code 6
DESN2003 Creative Data Visualisation: Representing Data in Visual and Material Form 6
DESN2004 Dynamic Design and Generative Systems 6
  DESN 2005: Form & Fabrication in Context
DESN2006 Front-End Web: Crafting Online Experience 6
DESN2007 Design Fiction: Speculative and Critical Design 6
DESN2008 Design Thinking: Human-Centred Design Methodologies 6
DESN2009 Typography in Context: digital typographic design 6
DESN2012 The Ethics of Making: Design for Reuse and Repair 6
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