Scholarship and Professional Practice

The department consists of three streams:

  • Historical and Theoretical Research of Design, a historic overview of design as well as a platform to investigate design theories via valid research methods.
  • Academic Literacy, Research and Communication, aiming to develop key skills including language, communication visual and digital literacy, referencing, presentation writing and research methodology.
  • Professional Practice, develops business and entrepreneurial skills as well as key disciplinary skills and ethics required of a professional designer.