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Professional Evidence (Design) (11045.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184251) - View
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Syllabus

In this unit students will work on the relationship between the designer, research and design for professional practice. Students will engage in high-level design projects in collaboration with external stakeholders as a means of developing design solutions that respond to users, business, industry and issues of sustainability and their effects on society. Professional ethics and responsibility are also integral to this unit and projects. Students will demonstrate the integration of their academic and disciplinary knowledge and skills through significant projects and/or exhibitions. They will reflect on the value and outputs of their learning through their e-portfolio; and they will demonstrate their understanding of professionalism and career-readiness through disciplinary initiatives.

This unit may be co taught with specialisation units (11053 Design for High Complexity, 11066 Experiential Graphic Design or 11060 Designing for Data informed user experience).

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Critically identify issues involved in developing and responding to a working design brief;

2. Design, detail and document a design solution as appropriate to the context;

3. Present a design solution using a range of appropriate written, graphic, digital and oral communication skills;

4. Synthesise and apply professional ethics and responsibilities;

5. Evaluate their career-readiness, professional identity, and insight into the skills, knowledge and personal attributes necessary to meet the standards of performance and practice expected by the Design professions;

6. Curate evidence of, and critically reflect on, the skills and knowledge acquired throughout their degree and how these will be applied and further developed in their professional lives;

7. Critically analyse the impact of individual actions on others in professional Design settings and the impact of the profession on society; and

8. Synthesise and demonstrate the conceptual understanding and disciplinary skills and knowledge developed throughout their degree in a significant industry project.

Contact Hours

Three hours on-campus studio per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

11019 Professional Evidence (Built Environment).

Equivalent Units

None.



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