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Team-based product design project. Students will work in teams of 3 to 4 to choose a particular product, for which they will write specifications, and then design a production method and final formulation to meet these requirements. Product prototypes will be produced in the laboratory and tested to demonstrate that the specifications have been met. A preliminary marketing strategy will be devised.
Students will be able to define a set of product specifications, generate a number of new product concepts to meet these and evaluate these to choose a single candidate that best meets the design specificationsStudents will gain hands-on experience in creating product prototypes and testing them against design specificationsStudents will be able to carry out a preliminary economic analysis and devise a marketing strategy for the productStudents will be able to write a detailed report detailing the design process, approach and outcomes
PROD101 and PROD233
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Term 3 Project: 40%Term 4 Project: 60%
The prerequisite for this course is PROD101 and PROD233
Domestic fee $1,735.00
International fee $8,000.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Product Design on the department and colleges page.