Design Table

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Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.
 

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

DECO2101: Departmental permission is no longer required for this unit

07/02/2022
2.

DECO3101: Prerequisite: DECO2016 OR DECO1006

07/02/2022
3.

DECO2102: DECO1016 is no longer a prohibition for this unit

07/02/2022

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table S - Design major

A major in Design requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core unit
(v) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Design minor

A minor in Design requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core unit
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

Units of study

The units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core
DESN1000
Principles of Design
6      Semester 1
DESN1001
Design Theory and Culture
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
DECO2016
Design Thinking
6    N DECO1006


Not available to students in the Bachelor of Design Computing and the Bachelor of Architecture and Environments except by special permission. Students who do not successfully complete DECO1006 may take DECO2016 as a replacement.
Semester 1
Selective
DECO2101
Fundamentals of Visual Design
6    N DECO1015

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is for students who are not enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Students from the Bachelor of Design Computing should enrol in DECO1015.
Semester 1
DESN2000
Programming for Designers

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    N DECO1012
Semester 1
DECO2015
Responsible Design for Innovation
6    P DECO2016


It is recommended that students first complete DECO2016 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 2
DECO2102
Introduction to Interface Design
6    N DECO1016


This unit is for students who are not enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Students from the Bachelor of Design Computing should enrol in DECO1016.
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Core
DESN3002
Experience and Service Design
6    P DECO2016
N DECO2014
Semester 2
Selective
DECO3101
Innovation Design Studio
6    P DECO2016


It is highly recommended that students first complete 12 credit points of 1000-level units and 12 credit points of 2000-level units before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESN3003
Design for Social Impact
6    A Knowledge of design thinking methods and processes
P DECO2016 or DECO1006
Semester 1
DESN3000
Co-Design and Participatory Approaches
6   

It is highly recommended that students first complete 12 credit points of 1000-level units and 12 credit points of 2000-level units before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESN3001
Design for Wellbeing
6    P DECO1006 or DECO2016 or DESN3000
Semester 2
ARCH3108
Industry and Community Projects
6    A Upper-level disciplinary knowledge
P 72 credit points
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2