• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Design
  • Areas of interest Creative Arts, Design
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Rebekah Davis
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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This course asks students to consider the ways in which they can create positive impact through sustainable, ethical and innovative design practice. The course centres on development of a professional design project as a means to develop advanced design skills and knowledge, and as a vehicle for industry and public engagement. The course supports internship as a component of the professional project, subject to availability.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Develop innovative and impactful design outcomes within the cultural and technical constraints of a particular context.
  2. Engage with industry and the general public as a professional and ethical practitioner.
  3. Conduct research into design artefacts and processes, and apply findings to creative production.
  4. Substantiate design process and outcomes with research and rationale.

Indicative Assessment

Professional design project - portfolio of design outcomes and documentation (60%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Project research and rationale, 1500-2000 words (40%) Learning Outcomes 1,3,4
 

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Workload

260 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours contact over 12 weeks, comprising lectures and tutorials/workshops; and
b) 212 hours of independent studio and allied investigations
.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Honours) (HDESN)

Assumed Knowledge

Students must possess sufficient knowledge/skills required to define and carry out an advanced design project.

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
12 units

If you are an undergraduate student and 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). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $6240
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $9600
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4477 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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