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Major project (industrial design) part 2 ( 18 points, SCA Band 2, 0.375 EFTSL)


Leader: To be determined

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: This subject is the second part of the major project sequence and students are expected to continue with the research initiated in IDE4107, and develop a time frame which details prototype construction in consultation with a supervisor and the course coordinator. The project must have appropriate aspects to serve as a vehicle to demonstrate the student's professional understanding and capabilities as well as appropriatte complexity to enable the student to professionally undertake and present it within the time and resource limitations of the subject. All documentation must be completed to a professional standard.

Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students will: able to develop and refine their industrial design project from the conceptual stage undertaken in IDE4107 Major Project (Industrial Design) Part One through to a prototype presentation, demonstrating a 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 industrial design and to be able to position their work relative to it; able to debate and/or defend their practice in an informed critical appraisal; 5.cultivate high ambitions to perfect their practice of industrial design

Assessment: Mid semester:20% + Final portfolio:80%

Contact Hours: 8 studio hours and 28 independent study hours

Prerequisites: IDE4107