THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH

DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2017/2018

University Homepage
DRPS Homepage
DRPS Search
DRPS Contact
DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Design

Undergraduate Course: Design Research 2 (DESI08011)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThis course introduces students to basic research methods appropriate to their specific discipline. Students will apply these methods to creatively inform and underpin their studio practice.
The specific aims of the Course are to introduce basic research methods, techniques and approaches; to enable students to develop a body of research informed by an introduction to historical and contemporary creative practice and user/audience needs; to develop students critical analysis and reflective appraisal of set research themes.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Design Studio 1 (DESI07007) AND Design Research 1 (DESI07011) AND Design Context 1 (DESI07012) AND Design Collaboration 1 (DESI07009)
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Design Studio 2 (DESI08007) AND Design Context 2 (DESI08012) AND Design Collaboration 2 (DESI08008)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Design.
Appropriate SCQF Level 7 qualification or equivalent.
Additional Costs Range of design materials and field trips pertaining to programme specialism often an advance payment is required. Likely to incur general costs rel
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 an investigation of research themes.
  2. CONSIDER: Demonstrate the consideration of a range of issues influencing the research.
  3. SELECT: Demonstrate the ability to select research themes and directions appropriate to specific projects and lines of enquiry.
Reading List
Living with Complexity, Donald A. Norman
Publisher: MIT Press (7 Dec 2010)
ISBN-10: 0262014866
ISBN-13: 978-0262014861

Invisible Cities (Vintage Classics) Italo Calvino
Publisher: Vintage Classics; New Ed edition (2 Oct 1997)
ISBN-10: 0099429837
ISBN-13: 978-0099429838


Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham
Published by Laurence King
ISBN: 1856697525


Palette 02: Multicolour - New Rainbow-hued Graphics
Workshop Viction (editor)
Published by Gingko
ISBN: 9789881943903

Change your Mind by Rod Judkins
Published by Hardie Grant
ISBN: 9781742705576


The Sustainable Fashion Handbook
Sandy Black
Published by Thames and Hudson
ISBN: 9780500290569


Fashion Design Drawing Course: Principles, Practice and Techniques: The Ultimate Handbook for Aspiring Fashion Designers
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Explore various forms of researching, creative problem solving and decision making, editing, communicating.
KeywordsResearch,investigate,consider,select,explore,communicate
Contacts
Course organiserDr Jonathan Murray
Tel:
Email: jonny.murray@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
Email: jane.thomson@ed.ac.uk
Navigation
Help & Information
Home
Introduction
Glossary
Search DPTs and Courses
Regulations
Regulations
Degree Programmes
Introduction
Browse DPTs
Courses
Introduction
Humanities and Social Science
Science and Engineering
Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Other Information
Combined Course Timetable
Prospectuses
Important Information