Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit is only available via the University Connections Program (UCP) (formerly known as the UTAS/University College Program).
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Object Design is a University Connections Program unit designed for college students who have successfully completed, or are demonstrating excellent progress in Design and Production (or an equivalent subject).
The program is project-based. Students attend a one-day symposium that includes designer talks, technical demonstrations and an introduction to their project brief. Students then work with teachers in their 'home' colleges on completing a design in response to the project brief.
Access to UTAS workshops can be organised through each college, with students and staff able to use specialist facilities when and as required (by negotiation).
Students will be required to produce a major design piece for assessment, backed up by a project journal and a drawing, model or project plans. Completed student works will be presented at a group exhibition in a professional gallery setting, which will also form the basis of the student assessment process. Assessment will be via panel led by UTAS staff.
A UTAS project officer will support college staff and students. An allocation of funding per student will be given to colleges to assist with the cost of student projects e.g. materials, books and journals, design mentors etc.
|Unit name||Object Design|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Full Year Period||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Full Year Period||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Full Year Period||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Full Year Period||24/2/2020||15/4/2020||22/6/2020||18/10/2020|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $1,671.00||2020: $4,890.00||100599|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Symposium (5 hours), 2 days of Art School (Hunter St, Hobart) (Inveresk), workshop visits (up to 10 hours by negotiation), Design and Production or equivalent course (taught at College - up to 150 hours).
Presentation/journal research (20%), Individual scale model/drawings (20%), Designed Object (60%)
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