• 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

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skill in planning and execution of an independent design project and create a body of work that is suitable for exhibition
  2. Develop, research and evaluate design concepts and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking
  3. Articulate the design concepts and techniques underpinning the project.
  4. Demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of design related historical, critical and theoretical contexts of the design project.
  5. Demonstrate a comprehensive awareness of design related historical, critical and theoretical contexts of their work.

Indicative Assessment

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.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

130 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

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Arts (BDESA) and have completed DESA3004. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed any of the following courses: ARTV2105, ARTV2205, ARTV2305, ARTV2405, ARTV2905, ARTV3026, ARTV3104, ARTV3216, ARTV3302, ARTV3402, ARTV3902, DESA2105, DESA2205, DESA2305, DESA2405, DESA2905, DESA3002, DESA3102, DESA3202, DESA3302, DESA3402 or DESA3902.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
12
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $3600
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $4980
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5562 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A

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