PROD313-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Industrial Product Design 2A

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


The design process for successful transition from product prototype through to final product. Advanced design aesthetics. Manufacturing of industrial products. Advanced economic analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  •    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.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      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.


Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 465
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 A5 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 14:00 West 213A
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Euan Coutts

Course Administrator

Alison Lowery

Guest Lecturer

Alex Bowater


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)

Indicative Fees

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.

For further information see School of Product Design on the department and colleges page .

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