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IDE3106

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

9 points, SCA Band 1, 0.1875 EFTSL

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

Synopsis

This unit brings together all the studies that students have undertaken in the course. It provides the opportunity for students to demonstrate the capability to integrate all aspects of industrial design project work in a holistic design that demonstrates professional competence. Students are encouraged to think creatively to identify a marketing need, research and source relevant product data, develop a product design specification and undertake the design of a product proposal under supervision of academic staff. Project work is presented in a folio format, documented for production and final design proposals are also undertaken in detailed model form.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. integrate technical, aesthetic and symbolic factors involved in an industrial design project;
  2. achieve a holistic design, which demonstrates professional competence and cultural awareness;
  3. interact with industry and source relevant data;
  4. research, select and specify components relevant to individual projects;
  5. prepare viable design solutions for volume manufacture in accordance with project criteria;
  6. demonstrate communication skills including the execution of detailed-scaled model/s for presentation purposes.

Assessment

Projects: 100%

Contact hours

The Prato option entails additional travel and accommodation costs. 6 studio/tutorial hours and 12 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites

IDE3105