Design Honours II

Course code DESN4230Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course builds on DESN4220 and is the production phase of the design research project. Students are to realise a research project that demonstrates independent creative thinking and a deeper understanding of visual communications design. Students will be expected to work closely with their supervisor to complete the research project. The final form of the research project can be a written research project or a creative practical project as defined in DESN4220. The project may incorporate aspects of work-integrated learning.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Effectively undertake the production phase of the design research project.
2. Demonstrate high-level effective decision-making and problem-solving skills.
3. Work autonomously and collaboratively.
4. Utilize planning skills for successful project outcomes.
5. Demonstrate the ability to carry out independent research in design.
6. Produce a professional portfolio or body of work.
ContentThe content of the research project will be determined by the student in consultation with their supervisor. This may include a creative or practical project; work-integrated learning experience and/or a thesis appropriate to research undertaken at Honours level.
Replacing Course(s)DESN4020
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN4200, DESN4210 and DESN4220
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
ProjectsSubmission of final project.
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentCompulsory Program Component: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Visual Communication Design (Honours) program.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for DESN4230