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Undergraduate Course: Design Externality 3 Minor (Semester 2) (DESI09029)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is designed to encompass studies undertaken either within ECA or on internship. 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 position their practice within the discipline. Students will explore a range of appropriate design methodologies and strategies for the professional presentation and documentation of work.
Course description As described in short description
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Design Studio 2 (DESI08007) AND Design Research 2 (DESI08011) AND Design Context 2 (DESI08012) AND Design Collaboration 2 (DESI08008)
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Design Research and Context 3 (Semester 2) (DESI09030)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students must also undertake a 20-credit University elective.

This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Design.
Additional Costs Range of design materials and trips pertaining to programme specialism. Likely to incur general costs relating to photocopying, printing and so forth.
Course Delivery Information
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. EVALUATE: demonstrate a recognition of the professional context for the discipline and apply appropriate professional practices.
  2. REFLECT: demonstrate the ability to reflect on your personal position and potential direction within the professional context and plan appropriate future activity.
  3. COMMUNICATE: communicate proposals, concepts and responses, using a variety of appropriate methods.
Reading List
Bryden, D (2014). CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design: Laurence King
Brown, T (2009). Change by Design: How Design Thinking Creates New Alternatives for Business and Society: How Design Thinking Can Transform Organisations and Inspire Innovation: Collins Business
Boothroyd, A (2012). Setting Up a Successful Jewellery Business (Setting Up Guides)
Drucker, P (1985). Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Harper Business
Carnegie, D (2006). How to Win Friends and Influence People: Vermillion
Audi, R (2008). Business Ethics and Ethical Business: OUP USA
Storti, C (2007). The Art of Crossing Cultures: Intercultural Press
Grove, E (2004). Raindance Producer Lab: Focal Press
La Motte, R (2010). Costume Design 101: 2nd Edition: The Business and Art of Creating Costumes for Film and Television: Michael Wiese Productions
Foreman, G (2009). A Practical Guide to Working in Theatre (Performance Books): Methuen Drama
Hogarth, P (1973). Paul Hogarth┬┐s American Album: Lion and Unicorn Press
Spender, S & Hockney, D (1993). China Diary: Thames & Hudson
Hort, E G (210). Hort: gestalen
Shaughnessy, A (2010). How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing your Soul: Laurence King
Cumming, V & Cunnington, C W & Cunnington, P E (2010). Dictionary of Fashion History: Bloomsbury Academic
Ledbetter, N M (1981). Tailoring: Traditional and Contemporary Techniques: Reston
Peacock, J (2000). Fashion Accessories: The Complete 20th Century Sourcebook: Thames & Hudson
Additional Information
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.
Study Abroad No
Course organiserDr Jonathan Murray
Course secretaryMs Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
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