Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The introduction to how innovation is employed to create a product appropriate for the intended market, while being commercially feasible and reflecting responsible professional practice.
Students will develop the entrepreneurship, creative design and problem solving skills required to create solutions that fulfil the design constraints imposed by various stakeholders.
The module will introduce the total design process: from understanding the market needs and requirements of stakeholders, the creation of a design specification, the creation of innovative concepts, the development and evaluation of a product that will fulfil all the commercial requirements imposed on the design.
Students will be given the opportunity to time manage a project and create an innovative product/s that are commercially viable and reflecting responsible professional practice.
In addition, students will work within a creative culture where tutors, experts and peers will regularly review their work. Cycles of presentation, review and improvement will form the basis of the assessment.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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