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Undergraduate Course: Design Research 2 - Fashion (DESI08039)

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 As Summary
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.
Additional Costs Range of design materials and field trips pertaining to programme specialism often an advance payment is required.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Course Start Date 18/09/2017
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 2, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 54, External Visit Hours 3, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 27, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 280 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment)
Feedback Feedback will be given within 15 working days from the hand-in date via Learn.
No Exam Information
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
Fashion - Design Research 2
- Chunman L.D. Pattern Cutting. Laurence King (2011)
- Nakamichi, T. Pattern Magic [Paperback] (Part 1, Part2)
Laurence King (2010)
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 organiserMs Hazel Sharp
Tel: (0131 6)51 5813
Email: Hazel.Sharp@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Karolina Mazur
Tel: (0131 6)51 5712
Email: Karolina.Mazur@ed.ac.uk
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