Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module builds on the ideas and skills learned in level 4, is a research based module and requires students to develop their own creative brief and explore a more personal expression of creative ideas.
The module aims to explore the area of creative entrepreneurship and individual creative practice as students experiment with abstract concepts that lie outside the normal conventions of a commercial context and consider the place of self-authorship in the creative world.
The module aims to challenge students to develop their own attitudes and opinions on a chosen area of research, to explore contemporary design practice and create and execute a distinctive and individual body of original work. Students will be encouraged to embrace risk and innovation and consider their own design practice, direction and ambitions.
Specialist visiting lecturers will support students’ research.
All projects will be supported by appropriate skills development workshops.
The outcome from this module will result from new research carried out and as a response to new knowledge acquired.
Pt 1: make a creative presentation of all initial research.
Pt 2: create a blog of all enquiries, new knowledge, sources and inspirations.
Pt 3: create a body of work that explores ideas and possibilities beyond your immediate world and make a presentation of your creative authorship, a response to your new discoveries.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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