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Undergraduate Course: Design Research and Context 4 Major (DESI10009)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits80 ECTS Credits40
SummaryIn this course students will define and analyse a personally selected and justified area of research that is creatively informed, innovative and critically aware. Students will produce a substantial cohesive and resolved body of research work that underpins studio practice.

The aims of the course are:
1. To enable students to propose, justify and undertake a personal research project with clearly defined aims, objectives and methods
2. To enable students to develop a sophisticated body of research material that communicates a progression of ideas and a thorough awareness of contemporary creative practice
3. To develop and consolidate students┐ critical analysis and reflective appraisal of personal research themes
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Design.
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. INVESTIGATE: use a variety of practical and theoretical methods to demonstrate a sustained and rigorous investigation of personal research themes.
  2. CHALLENGE: analyse issues arising from the research and challenge established precepts and assumptions.
  3. PLAN: demonstrate a sense of intention in the development of research enquiry.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Zoe Patterson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5720
Email: z.patterson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
Email: jane.thomson@ed.ac.uk
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