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Undergraduate Course: Design Research 4 (20-credit option - Fashion) (DESI10020)

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 Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is only available to students in the School of Design.

Indicative course content
In this course students will define, collect and analyse a personally selected and justified area of research that is creatively informed, innovative and critically aware to underpin their studio practice.

Aims of course
1 enable students to propose, justify and undertake a personal study plan with clearly defined aims, objectives and methods
2 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 develop and consolidate students' critical analysis and reflective appraisal of personal research themes

Mode of delivery
Self-Generated Projects, Individual and Group Mentoring, Tutorials
Course description As Summary
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 1) - Fashion (DESI09080) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 1) - Fashion (DESI09066) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 1) - Fashion (DESI09062)) AND ( Design Externality 3 Major (Semester 2) - Fashion (DESI09067) OR Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 2) - Fashion (DESI09044) OR Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 2) - Fashion (DESI09034))
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs course materials and study trips
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) <