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DSGN610 – Design 610

Module code
Module title
Design 610
To enable students to explore and apply relevant domain-specific design tools and practices. Students will develop skills in order to effectively contribute towards the completion of multidisciplinary team projects. This module is complementary to Design 620 with each course containing discrete topics and projects.
  • BM1802
  • BM7000
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate ability to act and think independently through a reflective process
2. Research and critically analyse a range of existing creative media relevant to a project brief
3. Demonstrate a broad range of creative solutions in constrained and complex contexts
4. Critically select and apply appropriate design tools and practices in response to a project brief
5. Demonstrate independent work as part of multidisciplinary team projects
6. Identify and apply principles and practices of Te Tiriti o Waitangi within creative and media domains
7. Apply and articulate domain-specific codes and conventions
8. Conceptualise and describe potential creative ideas that encompass disruptive practices
9. Identify codes and conventions of relevant disciplines locally and globally
• Domain history
• Contextual research skills
• Domain-specific tools and practices
• Communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Critical thinking skills
• Problem solving skills
• Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to creative and media domains
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Studio and client presentation spaces
• Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended – high Project, Inquiry and Studio based learning. Other methods will involve online activities, ePortfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate.

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