Course Brief

This unit provides learners with an overview of the contemporary contexts and practices which support design related activities. Learners will undertake research into various forms of creative artefacts and processes in addition to principles and elements of design. With the Design Development Cycle as a key motif, the development of skills to research, analyze, evaluate, with the goal of creating design-related artefacts, serves as an essential aspect of unit content.

  • 60 Contact Hours

On completing this course successfully learners will be able to:

  1. Provide an account of key concepts in design theory
  2. Be able to engage in visual research and brainstorming
  3. Be able to present relevant, design-related research