• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Creative Arts, Design
  • Minor code DESA-MIN

This minor enables students to develop digital literacy and material knowledge by focusing on cutting-edge practice at the intersection of material and digital domains. A flexible structure allows students to bring together digital and material practices, in ways that broaden and deepen their skills, knowledge and design agility.

Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the technical, cultural and conceptual aspects of design practice;
  2. generate, develop and evaluate ideas and concepts using critical, technical and creative skills through design projects;
  3.  critically reflect upon and evaluate design artefacts; and
  4. interpret, communicate and present ideas in modes suited to a range of audiences.

Other Information

School of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

A maximum of 12 units from the completion of the following list:

DESN1002 Visual Communication: Design and Production (6 units)

DESN1003 Contemporary Design In Context (6 units)

DESN1004 The Past as Prototype: History, Ethics and Concepts for Design in the Twenty-First Century (6 units)

DESN1005 Precise Drawing and Model Making (6 units)

12 - 24 units from completion of courses from the following list:

DESN2001 Digital Form and Fabrication (6 units)

DESN2002 Foundations of Creative Code (6 units)

DESN2003 Creative Data Visualisation: Representing Data in Visual and Material Form (6 units)

DESN2004 Autonomous Agents (6 units)

DESN2006 Front-End Web: Crafting Online Experience (6 units)

DESN2007 Speculative and Critical Design (6 units)

DESN2008 Design Thinking: Human-Centred Design Methodologies (6 units)

DESN2009 Typography in Context: Digital Typographic Design (6 units)

DESN2010 Making Creative and Critical Technologies: Physical Computing for Design and Art (6 units)

DESN2012 The Ethics of Making: Design for Reparative Practices (6 units)

DESN2015 Supporting Bodies: Now that we're here, where do we sit? (6 units)

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