Undergraduate Course: Design Externality 3 Work-Based Placement (Semester 2) - Graphic Design (DESI09094)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is designed to encompass studies undertaken both within ECA but primarily on work-based placement. The course develops students' professional awareness of current working methods and practices within their discipline in order to plan their personal focus and direction within the discipline. The course will introduce advanced professional practices and methods and enable students to begin to professionally position their practice, exploring a range of appropriate design methodologies and strategies for the professional presentation, and documentation of work.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Accommodation (if not in Edinburgh) and travel to/from work based placement (where not met by company). Range of design materials and trips.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- EVALUATE: recognise work based placement and studio requirements and generate appropriate creative responses.
- REFLECT: demonstrate the ability to reflect on your work-based placement experience and plan appropriate studio activity in response.
- COMMUNICATE: communicate proposals, concepts and responses, using appropriate professional methods.
Hort, E G (2010). Hort: gestalen
Shaughnessy, A (2010). How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing your Soul: Laurence King
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Use formal and informal presentations to a range of audiences. Draw on a range of sources in making judgements. Listening skills. Decision-making. Responsibility and initiative. Self-motivation.
|Course organiser||Mr Marco Scerri
Tel: (0131 6)51 5727
|Course secretary||Ms Sophie O'Shea
Tel: (0131 6)51 5448