ENGR 4030 Industrial Design Research Thesis (Honours)

Credit Points 20

Legacy Code 301300

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Description In this unit, students will extend their research journey using appropriate applied design research methods that explore usability, design semantics, functionality, sustainability and product considerations. Students will submit a creative project and exegesis on their research endeavour providing a critical analysis and reflection on outcomes that situate the work within relevant literature, ideas and industrial design field discourse. In addition to the specialist knowledge on the chosen research topic, students will learn a range of skills including academic writing, and project management.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Discipline Other Engineering And Related Technologies

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 20cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) ENGR 4027


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Applied Project 4 x digital graphics inputs; 50 pages (A3 paper progressive diary sketch format) 15 N Individual
Thesis 5000 words 40 N Individual
Professional Task 20 pages (Production drawings; materials and processes review) And 1 x High resolution working model 40 N Individual
Presentation 7 minutes 5 N Individual

Teaching Periods

Spring (2023)

Parramatta City - Macquarie St


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