Undergraduate Course: Design Externality 3c (DESI09021)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
This course is designed to encompass studies undertaken either within eca or on internship. Students work on a series of projects and are encouraged to collect and analyse research that is creatively informed and critically aware, and develop creative concepts through integrated iterative processes incorporating making, evaluating, presenting and reflection.
1. To enable students to develop, and critically appraise, a body of clearly defined project material that communicates a progression of ideas and an awareness of contemporary creative practice and user/audience needs.
2. To develop advanced creative methods, techniques, approaches, materials and processes, exploring how practitioners personally conceptualise briefs.
3. To enable students to begin to position their personal practice within the discipline, exploring a range of appropriate design methodologies and strategies for the professional presentation, exhibition and documentation of work, as appropriate.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Design.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Portfolio and documentation of project work.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- EVALUATE: evaluate and respond to project briefs, and formulate appropriate approaches
- DEVELOP: select and apply appropriate material and conceptual development through a transparent iterative process
- REALISE: realise project solutions through structured and transparent methodologies
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Zoe Patterson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5720
|Course secretary||Ms Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
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