Core Module Information
Module title: Design Professional Practice

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

Module code: DES10111
Module leader: Trent Jennings
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:

The module will consist of a series of lectures and seminars, drawing upon our strong industry links and visiting lecturer team. Working in teams you will identify areas of the design (or related) industries, and compile a dossier of information through interviews and journals, and prepare a 15 minute visual and verbal presentation on the design industry, SMEs and the creative economy. In addition, you will prepare a portfolio of work (with online version) and including CV and business card to aid progression into employment or further study.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Appraise professional skills and knowledge for design or related industries.

LO2: Appraise the role, contribution and impact of designers and design practice within a creative economy.

LO3: Create visual narratives for layout solutions in a portfolio design that demonstrate high levels of skill and communication of professional intent.

LO4: Create outline costing plans and pitching strategies for self-employment or idea development.

LO5: Develop visual and verbal presentation skills for self-promotion and professional networking.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, 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: Trent Jennings
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Guided independent study 116
Online Supervised time in studio/workshop 36
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Seminar 36
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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