Design Futures

AUT University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Design Futures

  • Host University

    AUT University

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Design Management, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    DESN600

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Provide students with an introduction to design principles as applied to the trends and forces that shape tomorrow's world. This paper focuses on designing in anticipation of the uncertain circumstances of the future. Students will examine the nature of global change, its rapid pace and increasing complexity and explore systemic and multi-disciplinary design approaches to managing organisational strategies towards a desired future.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.