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Understanding a designer's role in and approach to classic and contemporary manufacturing processes, including the implications of this on Maori and other indigenous knowledges. Identify optimal materials and production processes necessary to create specific product designs, details and functionalities.
Translate the knowledge and skills attained into alternative process thinking and consequent applications as products or systems. Provide a holistic approach to product design and manufacturing that considers values such as manaakitanga (inclusiveness) and kaitiakitanga (sustainability) in the evaluation of designed products and processing from aesthetics to environmental impact.
Approval of the Head of the School of Product Design
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Barro De Gast
Domestic fee $1,133.00
International Postgraduate fees
* 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.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 4 people apply to enrol.
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