Core Module Information
Module title: Materials for Inspirational Design 3

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES09135
Module leader: Gus Colvin
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:

You will undertake two design projects based in the studio. The projects are designed for you to explore emerging global design and manufacturing theory and practice .You will also review the impact of design, materials and manufacturing decisions upon costs . The application of digital data (CAD/CAM) will be employed for implementing manufacturing processes and as a method of visual communication to transcend language barriers.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Determine opportunities within overseas manufacture.

LO2: Apply knowledge of logistical issues (supply and transportation) and IPR.

LO3: Estimate costs, and evaluate designs for cost reduction.

LO4: Explore the protection of design through the registration Intellectual Property.

LO5: Prepare design data for manufacture using industry conventions.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, In Person, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Gus Colvin
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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