Design Honours II

Description

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.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the 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.

Content

The 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.

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Visual Communications Design (Honours) program.

Assumed Knowledge

DESN4020

Assessment Items

Project: Assignment 1 (Part B) - Design Research Project

Presentation: Assignment 1 (Part A) Work in progress presentation (non-assessable)

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Individual Supervision

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

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term