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Experience Design 2 (8955.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment


    Unit Outlines

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    • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (190922) - View
    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (178475) - View
    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178474) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164901) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (161717) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (161716) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140569) - View

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    This unit investigates the aesthetics and experience of design in relation to a number of key critical issues. It focuses on issues including the design in society, consumerism, gender, culture, politics, and the environment. Students will continue to develop a range of approaches to understanding design and related issues, while also refining a broader critical and analytical approach to their discipline.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Recognise key works of design and their relationship to critical issues;

    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the influence and impact of physical, social and cultural concerns on the role of the designer and the design product;

    3. Demonstrate critical and analytical skills in the interpretation and appreciation of works of design;

    4. Articulate evaluative responses as to the significance of ideological and cultural forces on the work of design; and

    5. Appreciate and critique multiple perspectives for the interpretation of design.

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    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week





    Assumed Knowledge

    Year 12 English or equivalent

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