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DSGN710 – Design 710

Module code
Module title
Design 710
To enable students to critically research, curate, create and integrate content in response to users’ needs. Students will develop skills in order to significantly contribute towards the completion of multidisciplinary team projects.
  • BM1802
NZQA Level
Level 7
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 critically 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, complex, and ambiguous contexts
4. Critically select and apply appropriate design tools and practices in response to a project brief
5. Demonstrate a significant contribution towards the completion of multidisciplinary team projects
6. Demonstrate leadership in the identification and application of principles and practices of Te Tiriti o Waitangi within projects
7. Pitch creative ideas to relevant stakeholders in a professional capacity
8. Prototype and critically evaluate possible disruptive solutions
• Domain history and precedent
• 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
Project, inquiry and studio based learning. Other methods will involve online activities, portfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate.

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