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User Centred Design (8973.4)

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

Availability

  • UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2019 Semester 1 Mr   Tom   JAMES (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
    2020 Semester 1 Mr   Tom   JAMES (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (190813) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176398) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165232) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (156481) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154615) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145497) - View

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Syllabus

This unit deals with the fundamental area of user-centred approach to design and design thinking. The unit introduces the history and scope of human factors in design and how this governs human interaction with our environment. The theory is applied to the design of products and services.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. understand the principles and practice of User Centred Design in the context of industrial design;

2. apply these to the design of products and services;

3. be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

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Equivalent Units

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