Design Honours 1

Description

Building on DESN4210, this course will provide students a framework to develop an individual research project in visual communication design. Students will build advanced skills specific to an area of design related to their project and develop an understanding of a specialised area of design.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Recognise the role of research-based scholarship within the area of visual communication design.

2. Display an awareness of the current research trends specific to their individual research area.

3. Demonstrate decision-making and problem-solving in the context of their individual research project.

4. Develop an adequate depth of creative, analytical and communication skills necessary for completion of an individual research project.

Content

Topics may include

  1. Defining research questions.
  2. Analytical and critical evaluation of visual and written material.
  3. Visual, oral and written communication skills.
  4. Project organisation skills.
  5. Work Integrated Learning.
  6. Advanced practical and theoretical skills.
  7. Consideration of ethical, legal and sustainable practices.
  8. OH&S.

Assumed Knowledge

DESN4010

Assessment Items

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term