AD007 - Associate Degree in Design (Furniture)

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Plan: AD007 - Associate Degree in Design (Furniture)
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The program has been designed to prepare you to work in a varied furniture industry, to pursue further study options and developing new ideas of what the practice of furniture design and manufacture is.

On completion of this program of study you will be able to:

  • Explore materials and modern manufacturing methods to develop concepts to proposal or prototype for both local and international corporate or individual clients
  • Design and realise innovative and novel furniture products as part of a collaborative team and as an independent designer
  • Apply and creatively adapt theoretical and technical knowledge and skills to your practice of furniture design
  • Identify and combine principles and concepts in art and design, the craft of making, the technologies of creation and manufacture together with ergonomic factors to develop furniture solutions to complex and varied problems
  • Evaluate your own work, ideas and concepts, including self, peer and industry critique
  • Articulate and transmit design ideas and details through a variety of methods and technologies to be able to present design outcomes for others to understand and engage with
  • Present and communicate furniture prototypes for sustainable futures which consider the professional and ethical practice of furniture design in a global societal cultural context
  • Apply initiative and judgment in exploration in, planning of, problem solving and decision making in your work
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