University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Design Management, Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewLEARNING OUTCOMES1. Respond to current sustainability issues as they relate to design in a chosen context.2. Articulate the problem-solving processes leading to a design solution, using written, graphical and verbal presentation skills.3. Operationalise the ideation process, from conception to delivery of a fully developed concept model/prototype.CONTENTSocial influencesSocial responsibilityPersonal choiceMarketingStatutory controlEconomic constraintsEthicsEnvironmental influencesLife-cycle costingGreen technologyRecycling, reusing and disassemblingRedundant packaging and wasteDesign integrationDesign process mapped and justified in terms of:Commercial acceptabilityEnvironmental acceptabilityFunctional acceptabilityPrototype productionMaterials selectionManufacturing process selectionResource management
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.