Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module affords students the opportunity to explore the theoretical and practical issues facing the product design industry by investigating both technological, sustainability and ethical concerns.
The content of the module will allow students to explore design concepts that affect the aesthetic, usability, form, material choices, manufacturing methods and function of a product. This includes future scenarios that influence the human condition, ethics, sustainability, commercialization and intellectual property related issues. The module content will evolve in line with current developments within industry.
A BSc student passing this module should be able to:
A BA student passing this module should be able to:
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