- Code DESN3010
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, Digital Humanities, Creative Arts, Design
The course provides students with a grounding in professional design practice. It requires students to research, develop and justify independent projects informed by a critical and ethical understanding of contemporary design practice. It develops professional skills in documentation and communication, and extends understandings of design through practical and theoretical perspectives on fundamental processes: problem framing, ideation, prototyping and evaluation, and reflective practice.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- develop and articulate design problems and address them effectively through creative practice;
- apply and engage with contemporary design practices and methods;
- conduct research into design artefacts and processes, and apply findings to creative production, and
- document and critically reflect on design processes and outcomes.
- Design research and project proposal (30) [LO 1,3,4]
- Prototyping and design development (55) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Reflective practice journal (2000 words) (15) [LO 2,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials / workshops.
b) 82 hours of independent study consisting of a combination of research, reading and writing, and attendance.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeStudents are assumed to have attained the relevant domain experience required to engage with industry and public.
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- 6 units
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