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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedPrato Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)To be advised


The interdisciplinary studio environment, provides through team-based project activities and problem-based learning, the application of knowledge and techniques from the students individual design disciplines, whilst solving a complex multi-faceted design problem. Offshore context requires students to respond in a conscious and critical manner to the local environment, and to exercise entrepreneurial skills to research.


  1. operate constructively as part of a team;
  2. contribute as a discipline-specific designer within an interdisciplinary design context;
  3. support and assist other design specialists;
  4. develop observation, research and information gathering skills conducted in an unfamiliar cultural context; and
  5. conduct critical enquiry and provide summative reviews of self and peers.


Exercises and projects: 90%
Attendance and participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Jen Butler

Contact hours

8 studio hours and 14 hours of independent study per week.