Courses & Units

Design Ethics ZAD205

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

Ethical design is a process that encourages compassionate and emphatic understanding of the impact human activities have upon natural resources. This subject explores new and innovative ways to solve crises of sustainability, cruelty, resource depletion and waste. Students will investigate alternatives to the exploitation of materials for fashion, food and science and apply design and technological solutions to current world problems.

Summary

Unit name Design Ethics
Unit code ZAD205
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School Division of University College
University College
Discipline Applied Design
Coordinator

Dr Donald Thomson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 3 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 3 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 3 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 3 23/7/2018 27/8/2018 28/8/2018 30/9/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

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.

Requisites

Co-requisites

ZAP205

Teaching

Assessment
  • Essay 20%
  • Writing a design brief 30%
  • Designing a campaign 50%
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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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