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DGN4002

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

18 points, SCA Band 1, 0.375 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)To be advised

Synopsis

This unit is the second part of the major project sequence for the honours course, where students are expected to continue with the research initiated in DGN4001, and develop a time frame which details the final visual presentation in consultation with a supervisor and the course coordinator.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students should:

  1. be able to develop and refine their design project from the conceptual stage undertaken in DGN4001 Major Project (Design) Part 1 through to a visual presentation which demonstrates a very high level of capability;
  2. demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the discipline and its professional practices, with particular reference to the social, cultural and aesthetic aspects of their investigation;
  3. have a high level of knowledge of the contemporary discourse in design and visual communication and to be able to position their work relative to it;
  4. be able to debate and/or defend their practice in an informed critical appraisal;
  5. demonstrate they have cultivated high ambitions to perfect their practice of design.

Assessment

Mid-semester portfolio: 20%
Final portfolio: 80%

Contact hours

6 formal studio hours and 30 hours of independent study per week

Prerequisites

DGN4001