Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5333 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP5299C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.ve@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source information on design history and theory, and to apply that information to one’s own area of work.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Elements:

Apply information to own area of work

Collect information on history and theory of design

Update and maintain knowledge of design trends


Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to individuals who work in design and need to develop and maintain a general knowledge of design history and theory.


Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:
• knowledge of the history and theory of design and how this may be applied in design practice
• application of research and evaluation skills.