Core Module Information
Module title: Computer Aided Design (Visualisation)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES08124
Module leader: Jonny Thomas
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module uses project-based tutorials and seminars to explore the role of three dimensional CAD drawings and renderings as a persuasive medium of communication within the design and construction industries. You will produce a comprehensive set of integrated design illustrations and animations in response to project briefs.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Perform computer-aided design 3D modelling and visualisation tasks in response to design briefs.

LO2: Illustrate persuasive three-dimensional digital models.

LO3: Convert digital files from CAD applications to associated rendering and visualisation applications (plug-ins).

LO4: Represent textures, materials and lighting effects in three-dimensional digital models.

LO5: Use animations in the computer-aided design environment to describe design outcomes.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Jonny Thomas
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 48
Online Guided independent study 140
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1~2~3~4~5 Exam Period , WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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