- Code DESA3005
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Areas of interest Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course will build on and further develop a range of skills, competencies and understanding to enable the student to resolve and communicate a design-focused project to a high level. The project is based on an Individual Work Proposal (IWP) developed in consultation with academic staff of the student’s major discipline area. The student’s verbal and written documentation and communication of their design project will be integral to their studies. The presentation of their authentic work will aim to articulate the contextual design-based framework of their approach through theoretical, historical and critical references. Planning, resolving a design-project while documenting and presenting it in a professional setting, will assist students to develop their design practice.
Students will learn how to research and work in a safe manner.
Workplace Health and Safety instruction is an integral part of this course and will be handled within each Workshop.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate skill in planning and execution of an
independent design project and create a body of work that is suitable for
- Develop, research and evaluate design concepts and
processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking
- Articulate the design concepts and techniques
underpinning the project.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of design related
historical, critical and theoretical contexts of the design project.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of design related historical, critical and theoretical contexts of their work.
Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 4]
Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%) [LOs 2 – 4]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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