Design Projects 6: Design Exploration


This course enables students to choose from a variety of experimental or professionally oriented project offerings, or initiate their own project/s to further focus and develop their design expertise. Project offerings may encompass but are not limited to: print design; environmental graphics; moving image design; interactive design; immersive design; games design; web design; info graphics; experience design; design competitions; pro-bono community group design; and work integrated learning design placements. This course provides students with the opportunity to prepare and design their profile and career in readiness for entry into the design profession, or further study.



  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Design and prepare a creative and professional profile in preparation for entry into the profession or further study;

2. Demonstrate and apply a well developed creative understanding of the interplay between content and image, type and graphic elements in their chosen design media or medias;

3. Generate content for professional and / or experimental design applications of their choosing;

4. Conceive, design and execute their chosen design project/s in an ethical and professional manner;

5. Complete design projects to production ready standards through project driven self-tuition of relevant production skills.


Topics will include:

  1. Designing a sustainable career;
  2. Designing a professional presence or profile;
  3. Professional practice and continued learning;

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): DESN3190A and DESN3190B. Students who have successfully completed DESN3190A or DESN3190B are not eligible to enrol in DESN3061.


This course replaces DESN3190A. If you have successfully completed DESN3190A you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Project: Projects

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Journal: Journal

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks