Core Module Information
Module title: Interpretative Design

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES11131
Module leader: Kirstie Jamieson
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:

Studio-based design projects form the core of the module. You are required to critically explore design proposals in response to project briefs that deal with narratives in the presentation of objects, spaces and experiences. In developing design proposals, you will be required to undertake thematic, contextual and material research and to illustrate how your design solutions provide for enhanced user experience and interaction in a defined environment.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Generate ideas and design narratives through a critical assessment of design research methods.

LO2: Critically explore key elements of design narrative including signage, and user interaction and experience.

LO3: Challenge conventions in design interpretation and engage in critical dialogue.

LO4: Conceptualise and justify interpretative design outcomes and design interventions.

LO5: Critically reflect on interpretative design outcomes in relation to thematic contexts and the stated objectives of the project brief.

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: Kirstie Jamieson
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 6
Face To Face Supervised time in studio/workshop 42
Online Supervised time in studio/workshop 36
Online Guided independent study 116
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 50 1~2~3~4~5 7 HOURS= 0
Project - Practical 50 1~2~3~4~5 14 HOURS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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