University of Technology Sydney

87012 VC Project: Research Through Design

6cp
Requisite(s): 87443 VC Project: Typography in Context AND 87009 VC Project: Visualising Experience

Description

ln this subject students are led through a series of research methods drawn from professional design practice. Through a structured sequence of activities students apply these methods to a local dimension of a complex, global problem.

A sequential, iterative process of problem definition, ideation, and testing is applied to demonstrate how research is employed throughout the design process from thinking, to making, to responding and refining. The subject's emphasis is on the application of these methods and the visual communication of the insights drawn from this research through a refined presentation portfolio.

A key aspect of this subject is the necessity for students to be able to imaginatively explore design methods and to be able to articulate the way in which they have used these methods in context specific projects. This ability is a key factor in student employability and transition to workplace in the visual communication design industry.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus


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