Courses & Units

Design Process ZAD104


What is design terminology and its application in contemporary workspaces? Alongside the traditional designer toolbox of drawing, modelling, presenting, evaluating, writing and talking about design concepts, students will explore the impact of emerging communication technologies including social media, apps and augmented reality upon design thinking and expression. This unit includes investigation, conceptualisation and appreciation of how designers work within teams to communicate these ideas.


Unit name Design Process
Unit code ZAD104
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Design

Dr Donald Thomson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100599

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Teaching Pattern

Two hour tutorial and five hours of collaborative workshops per week.

  • Design Thesaurus 30%
  • Interdisciplinary case study of design process 70%
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