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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 2034

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
013312

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

To extend students’ theoretical, innovative and creative skills for furniture design with a focus on human use, human factors, ergonomics, applied anthropometrics, usability and cultural factors.

Course content

The students will develop advanced knowledge of different requirements when designing furniture for a range of users and physical and social contexts of use. They will develop knowledge of anthropometric information and how this is applied during the design process. Students will develop methods of research into human factors including usability and cultural elements. The students will use the design skills to produce items of furniture that demonstrate an integration of human factors research into design development and implementation.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 1 hour x 10 sessions
Workshop 3 hours x 10 sessions

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Short Project 900 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Journal/visual diary 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Major Project 2250 words (equivalent) 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Short Project 900 words (equivalent) 20% N/A
Journal/visual diary 1350 words (equivalent) 30% N/A
Major Project 2250 words (equivalent) 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2A)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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