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Experience Design 2 (8955.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment


  • 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 (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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