CT6023: Applied Design for Creative Industries

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CT6023: Applied Design for Creative Industries

Module Title Applied Design for Creative Industries
Module Code CT6023
Module Tutor Michelle Williams
School Business School
CAT Points 30
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

Respond to a design brief provided externally by the creative industries or a national/ international design competition. Students will be required to independently create and professionally present a final concept design solution within the deadline defined by the brief.

Indicative Syllabus

The module provides the opportunity for students to choose a brief aligned to their own personal interest. They will be expected to work to a client brief and deadlines, to consolidate and apply design thinking and processes taught throughout the course. Students will be expected to investigate client requirements, iteratively develop and evaluate concepts and professionally present final design solutions using appropriate 2D and 3D representations. The final version is presented to the client and staff.

Learning Outcomes

A BSc student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Consolidate knowledge of tools and techniques employed to produce products,
  2. Critically evaluate their individual project management techniques,
  3. Propose and defend innovative solutions from an external brief,
  4. Analyse the market for products and evaluate the financial viability of undertaking a given production, as well as the considerations for responsible design practice,
  5. Design and evaluate technological and functional outcomes, including usability and sustainability,
  6. Professionally present their final concept/s using 2D and 3D representations.

A BA student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Consolidate knowledge of tools and techniques employed to produce products,
  2. Critically evaluate their individual project management techniques,
  3. Propose and defend innovative solutions from an external brief,
  4. Analyse the market for products and evaluate the financial viability of undertaking a given production, as well as the considerations for responsible design practice,
  5. Design and evaluate usability, form and aesthetic outcomes, including sustainability,
  6. Professionally present their final concept/s using 2D and 3D representations.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 60
Independent Learning Hours: 240
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, standard written: 4000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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