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Area/Catalogue
GRAP 2030

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105700

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To develop students' theoretical awareness of contemporary responsibilities and issues that shape design practice through social, cultural, environmental and ethical scenarios.

Course content

Students will further develop knowledge about important themes and methodologies in contemporary design discourse and practice through a survey of themes related to process, identity, meaning, products, technology, etc. in relation to historical, cultural, and societal context. They will develop an understanding of how these issues are related to and influence their own design practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
DBVC GRAP 1023 Design, Culture and Society 1
DBPR GRAP 2032 Product Design Studio 3 (Human Factors)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks

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
Debate 1000 words (or equivalent) 20% N/A
Group assignment 1500 words (or equivalent) 40% N/A
Project 2000 words (or equivalent) 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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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
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* 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

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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