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: Design Photography and Advertising
Prerequisites

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2019/0, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Kirstie Jamieson
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
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Formative Assessment:
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Summative Assessment:
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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
Independent Learning Supervised time in studio/workshop 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 116
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


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

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.

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