Natural History Illustration Honours D

Course code DESN4630Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course builds on the intellectual and practical skills gained in DESN4600 and DESN4610 to produce a unique body of work. The consolidation of research and support materials comprises a folio, including preliminary and written research material, a dissertation and artwork to be presented as an exhibition.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe main objectives of this course are for students to:
1. prepare for post-graduate study through a combination of theoretical, studio and field research;
2. produce a professional portfolio;
3. recognise biodiversity and the relevant regional environment;
4. attain communication skills to a professional standard.
ContentTopics will be selected from:
1. Exhibition display techniques
2. Folio preparation
3. Studio dissertation presentation
4. Professional practice
5. Field excursions.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN4600 and DESN4610 for Full time students
DESN4600 and DESN4610 and DESN4620 for part time students
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsField Study
Lecture
Individual Supervision
Laboratory
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Studio
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Journal
ProjectsExhibition.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Natural History Illustration (Honours) program.