- Code DESN6011
- 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
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
This course provides a platform for authentic professional engagements with design industry and the general public. It involves a range of different engagement opportunities which may include real world projects spanning the Not-for-Profit sector, government organisations, university research institutes, StartUp enterprises and/or private organisations. The course provides students with a grounding in professional design practice, exploring practical and ethical aspects of professional design. It requires students to apply and extend their design knowledge and skills through engagement projects requiring adaptability, collaboration, professional and ethical conduct.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate engagement with industry and the general public as an informed and ethical practitioner;
- produce and critically analyse innovative design solutions within the cultural and technical constraints of a particular context;
- identify and develop contextually appropriate practical and ethical design processes for collaborating with peers and the public;
- conduct research into design artefacts and processes, and apply findings to creative production at an advanced level; and
- document, analyse and critically reflect on design processes and outcomes.
- Design Research & Creative Direction (20) [LO 2,3]
- Reflective Practice (20) [LO 1,3,5]
- Design Project: Industry Engagement (60) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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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/or internship attendance.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Students 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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