Postgraduate Course: Design Studio (20 Credits) (DESI11082)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This is your Semester 2 programme-specific course. You will work on self-selected and generated projects, which offer the opportunity to undertake a wide-ranging and in-depth practical and theoretical investigation into your chosen discipline.
The content of this course is specific to your programme specialism. The teaching and course work is based in your specialist studios and workshops. The Virtual Learning Environment supports teaching and is used for outlining the delivery of projects that make up the content and structure of the course.
This course aims to:
1 Develop professional, technical and creative skills enhancing your practice.
2 Promote a professional approach to manage, structure and resolve an innovative contribution to your discipline.
3 Enable you to propose, justify and undertake an advanced project with clearly defined critical aims, objectives and methods
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- EXPLORE: Demonstrate independent initiative, autonomy and self-critical generation of innovative ideas
- DEVELOP: Develop a critical and contextualised relationship between creative practice and theory
- SYNTHESISE: Evaluate and consolidate research within the production of realised projects
|All Learning Resources are specific to each Programme and communicated via Talis on LEARN.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Have a personal vision and goals and be able to work towards these in a sustainable way
Be able to exercise critical judgment in creating new understanding
Be able to identify, define and analyse problems and identify or create processes to solve them
Seek and value open feedback to inform genuine self-awareness
Be able to use collaboration and debate effectively to test, modify and strengthen their own views
Understand social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and issues
|Course organiser||Ms Bettina Nissen
|Course secretary||Ms Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713