Module Catalogues

Explore Design

Module Title Explore Design
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This elective ‘Taster’ module delivered in the first semester of Year 1 aims to introduce students to the various Design disciplines and their associated principles and practices in the built environment. The module will specifically focus on the description of the various levels of ‘Design’ from the macro- to microscale.

Learning outcomes

A.Describe the role of the individual Design disciplines in the built environment
B.Understand how the various levels of the Design process operate to serve the needs of all potential users
C.Outline the principles of sustainable Design

Method of teaching and learning

The module is delivered through formal lectures and associated tutorials.
Students may be provided with language/study skills support from the English Language Centre (ELC) to help them engage with module content. Some sessions on this module may be delivered by ELC tutors, with the aim of assisting students with language/study skills requirements for the module.