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The design process for successful transition from product prototype through to final product. Advanced design aesthetics. Manufacturing of industrial products. Advanced economic analysis.
Students will put into practice their knowledge of design, realisation and production processes accrued in their 1st and 2nd year classes in the ideation and realisation of solutions. Students will familiarise themselves with the workings of some typical appliances including their construction and internal component configurations. Students will develop presentation and debating skills embodied by the creation of clear, concise presentations and participate in discussions. Generate theories and arguments around contemporary design theory and practice. Students will practice developing concepts, designs and creative technical solutions within their chosen appliance market. Students will practice and develop their 3D modelling skills to produce professional output. Students will develop numerous realisations through various mediums and achieve proof of concept as part of the concept & product development process, culminating in ready to ‘print’ CAD files.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Project Plan: 5% (submission end WK6)Product Design Specification (PDS) : 10% (submission end WK6)Evaluated Concepts: 10% (submission end WK7)Flipped Lecture : rolling assessment : 10% (over all weeks)Folio, drawing pack and poster : Week 12 50% (students must achieve a min of 50% for this assessment to pass, in addition to an overall 50% pass)Final presentation of design project, Exam Period (14 - 25 June 2021) : 15%(students must achieve a min of 50% for this assessment to pass, in addition to an overall 50% pass)
Domestic fee $785.00
International fee $3,500.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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