In your first year of study, you'll be introduced to design methods, processes and rationale. You will also investigate design as a driver and responder to social needs in both contemporary and historic contexts.
Throughout your degree, you will build a personalised study plan around your Stage II compulsory courses, selecting your electives from four design themes:
You can choose to focus on one or two design themes, or you can mix and match courses to suit your experience and developing interests.
In your final year, you will undertake a capstone design research project, working from the initial discovery phase right through to testing and implementation. This will be supported by a course aimed at advancing your understanding of design research methodologies. You will document your creative process in your project report.
The broad structure of the programme is: