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Design Strategies (9302.3)

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 2 Mr   Tom   JAMES (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

Unit Outlines

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (190914) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (178627) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178626) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (165484) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165073) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140468) - View

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Syllabus

This unit explores emerging approaches to design which aim to deliver solutions which are not exclusively physical and 3-dimensional. A combination of theoretical and applied knowledge will expose the students to strategic projects which use design techniques (such as user & context research, co-design, envisioning, prototyping and testing) with potential applications in the design of services, systems, interactions and user experiences. This wider scope of projects will provide the students with tools which enable a broad variety of employment opportunities, not only in manufacture sector but open to other industries or services.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. demonstrate a clear understanding of current design strategies;

2. apply design strategies to a range of situations which might not include a physical 3-dimensional product as an outcome (such as systems or services);

3. document the strategic design process;

4. effectively communicate design strategies in visual, oral and written form.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

None



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