Associate Degree in Applied Design (Z2E)

Overview  2017

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Term 3
Launceston
Term 3

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Industries as varied as media, manufacturing, health, travel, recreation and business are seeking graduates with design thinking skills. As a student of the Associate Degree in Applied Design, you will undertake practical work-based training, learn about cutting edge and futuristic technologies and ways in which design thinking can find alternate solutions to challenging issues.

Students of the Associate Degree in Applied Design will use design-thinking skills in business contexts, consider ethical dilemmas, envision future technologies with augmented and virtual reality and communicate ideas. By doing so, students will develop key skills in understanding and communicating design language.

The Associate Degree in Applied Design is delivered in partnership with Foundry. The program is delivered through on-line learning, face to face workshops, industry case studies, work integrated learning and the development of a reflective learning portfolio.

On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to apply interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in order to:

  • Commence employment or enhance their current employment performance as practitioners in applied design, especially in their chosen specialisation within the program.
  • Facilitate articulation into future undergraduate study, which will prepare individuals to transition into leadership and management roles and future postgraduate study.

PLEASE NOTE: This course is delivered in conjunction with a 3rd party delivery partner organisation called The Foundry. All enrolments for Terms 3 and 4 of 2017 will be under the Diploma of Applied Design and all students will be studying at Foundry campuses in Launceston and Hobart. For more information about the Foundry, see https://foundry.com.au/. For course information please contact  Course.Info@utas.edu.au or call 1300 363 864.

On completion of the Associate Degree in Applied Design, graduates will be able to:

1. Apply and communicate practical skills and theoretical knowledge of applied design within the
contemporary workplace.

2. Demonstrate adaptability, innovation and appreciation of design in built environments, cultural artefacts
and emerging digital landscapes through cognitive, technical and creative ideation techniques.

3. Illustrate design thinking skills, exploration and expression of human centred design in a wide range of
disciplines.

4. Model the principles of creative design that encourages sustainability and resource management
through ethical and professional conduct within a collaborative framework.

5. Identify, analyse, and evaluate personal goals and pathways for practice, employment and further
learning.

6. Articulate evidence and value of learned academic and practice knowledge and skill to a range of
audiences.

Work integrated learning and portfolio development is a key component of the Associate Degree in Applied Design. The Practice and Portfolio (P&P) subjects introduce the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approaches to
practice, (ii) how issues such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership are reflected in the workplace and (iii) the role of reflection and deliberative thinking in developing workplace‐based knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations. Students will develop personal responsibility for and autonomy in developing their portfolio of practice. This will be reflected in educational plans developed in consultation with their P&P tutor.

Examples of some approaches to practice that a student may undertake as part of the P&P component of the associate degree are:

  • Projects;
  • Data for decision making;
  • Case studies;
  • Field work;
  • Simulated environments;
  • Action learning cycles

Course structure

Year 1

Creative entrepreneurs look outside existing cultural paradigms to create new and innovative partnerships, technological solutions to contemporary problems and engage in new fields of research and development. In this unit students will explore the concept of creative entrepreneurship and apply…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 1
LauncestonTerm 1
Cradle CoastTerm 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 1
LauncestonTerm 1
Cradle CoastTerm 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

AND

Businesses operate in a human resource‐intensive sector. Therefore, how to attract, motivate, manage and retain the right people is a challenge facing all business managers. This subject focuses on how that challenge can be met in practice. Having explored how…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the role of markets and marketing in business. From the perspective of a small to medium enterprise, it explores why and how a business needs to understand the markets for its products or services, and what responses…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 4
LauncestonTerm 4
Cradle CoastTerm 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Quality management is focused not only on the quality of physical products, but also on service and processes which are the key elements of any business organisation to meet the ever increasing customers' demand. Quality management comprises four key components,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the skills, knowledge and expertise required to make a physical product. The students will practise the application of design techniques to projects within contemporary workspaces and varied scenarios. This includes planning and modifying design expectations to meet…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Vegemite, Apple Macs and Nike are all distinguishable products but how did they become popular and create a loyal market following? This subject identifies the importance of branding for businesses and individuals and the impact of design thinking upon packaging,…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces digital design applications for image making in both vector and raster format and explores the diverse nature of digital interactive media. Students will focus on creating images for different types of media by undertaking a basic foundation…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

AND

Businesses operate in a human resource‐intensive sector. Therefore, how to attract, motivate, manage and retain the right people is a challenge facing all business managers. This subject focuses on how that challenge can be met in practice. Having explored how…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the role of markets and marketing in business. From the perspective of a small to medium enterprise, it explores why and how a business needs to understand the markets for its products or services, and what responses…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 4
LauncestonTerm 4
Cradle CoastTerm 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Quality management is focused not only on the quality of physical products, but also on service and processes which are the key elements of any business organisation to meet the ever increasing customers' demand. Quality management comprises four key components,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the skills, knowledge and expertise required to make a physical product. The students will practise the application of design techniques to projects within contemporary workspaces and varied scenarios. This includes planning and modifying design expectations to meet…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Vegemite, Apple Macs and Nike are all distinguishable products but how did they become popular and create a loyal market following? This subject identifies the importance of branding for businesses and individuals and the impact of design thinking upon packaging,…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

UX design is the background thinking which makes the interface, whether physical, digital or personal between the user and a product or service, a positive experience. For example, a shopping experience is influenced by the way a customer can search…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 3
LauncestonTerm 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 3
LauncestonTerm 3
Cradle CoastTerm 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Designers need to communicate through a range of mediums including written content. A poorly worded email, design pitch and social media posts will cost you clients. This subject focuses on investigating broad writing techniques to suit a variety of workplace…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 3
LauncestonTerm 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 3
LauncestonTerm 3
Cradle CoastTerm 3

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 4
LauncestonTerm 4
Cradle CoastTerm 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the concept of learning through practice, by exposing students to authentic and engaged learning experiences designed to develop their understanding of work and the workplace. Students are introduced to (i) different methods of and approach to practice,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 4
LauncestonTerm 4
Cradle CoastTerm 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

AND

Businesses operate in a human resource‐intensive sector. Therefore, how to attract, motivate, manage and retain the right people is a challenge facing all business managers. This subject focuses on how that challenge can be met in practice. Having explored how…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This subject introduces the role of markets and marketing in business. From the perspective of a small to medium enterprise, it explores why and how a business needs to understand the markets for its products or services, and what responses…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 4
LauncestonTerm 4
Cradle CoastTerm 4

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Quality management is focused not only on the quality of physical products, but also on service and processes which are the key elements of any business organisation to meet the ever increasing customers' demand. Quality management comprises four key components,…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartTerm 2
LauncestonTerm 2
Cradle CoastTerm 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the skills, knowledge and expertise required to make a physical product. The students will practise the application of design techniques to projects within contemporary workspaces and varied scenarios. This includes planning and modifying design expectations to meet…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Vegemite, Apple Macs and Nike are all distinguishable products but how did they become popular and create a loyal market following? This subject identifies the importance of branding for businesses and individuals and the impact of design thinking upon packaging,…

Credit Points: 6.25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

The Associate Degree in Applied Business (Specialisation) is open to applicants from a broad range of backgrounds. You can gain admission to the Associate Degree in Applied Business (Specialisation) in three ways. These are:

  1. College entry;
  2. Alternative entry; or
  3. General entry.

If you've just finished school, the following will apply to you:

College entrya minimum level of study undertaken in Year 11 and 12 at Level 2 or above. This includes Satisfactory Achievements (SA) in English and Mathematics, and SA results in three other Level 2 subjects at Year 11 and 12 standard, with awards spread across both years; or

General entry meet the broader general entry requirements for the University, which are SA results in at least four Tasmanian Qualifications Authority (TQA) level 3 accredited courses or a Year 11/12 ATAR.

For applicants with Year 11 and 12 College results or University academic records, UTAS will attempt to access these transcripts on your behalf. You will not need to provide any documentary evidence at this stage, and we will contact you if anything further is required.

If you're a mature age student or don't meet the above requirements, the following will apply to you:

Alternative entry – demonstrate through work experience, hobbies/interests, competencies, other studies that you are eligible for entry. For applicants who have other qualifications, high school studies, or work experiences, you may be required to provide some supporting documentation. This supporting documentation may include one or more of the following:

  • Tasmanian Qualifications Certificate (TCE)
  • Personal competency statement
  • Year 10 (term 4) report
  • TAFE of other VET or Recognised Training Provider academic records
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement on hobbies and other interests which demonstrate numeracy and/or literacy skills

It is likely you will need to submit some documentation to support your application. If you are not sure what documentation to provide, don't worry. An Admissions officer will review your application and will let you know if anything further is needed.

International students

This course is currently not offered to international students.

Articulation into the ADegAppDes from other course will be done in line with the University's standard application for credit process.

Students wishing to articulate from the Associate Degree in Applied Design into a Bachelor course will gain credit subject to the receiving faculty's discretion.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
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