Design Table

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) 12 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

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

2000-level

Core
DECO2016
Design Thinking
6    N DECO1006


Not available to students in the Bachelor of Design Computing and the Bachelor of Architecture and Environments.
Semester 2
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
6    N DECO1012
Semester 1
DECO2015
Design for Innovation
6   

It is recommended students first complete either DECO2016 or DECO1006 and/or DESN1000 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 2
DECO2102
Introduction to Web-based 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

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

It is recommended students first complete either DECO2016 or DECO1006 and DECO2015 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESN3003
Design for Social Impact
6    A Knowledge of design thinking methods and processes
P DECO2016
Semester 1
DESN3000
Design Thinking for Health and Medicine
6   

It is recommended students first complete either DECO2016 or DECO1006 and/or DESN1000 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESN3001
Health and Medicine Design
6    P DECO1006 or DECO2016 or DESN3000
Semester 2
ARCH3108
Industry and Community Projects
6    A Upper-level disciplinary knowledge
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2