Capstone: Industrial Design Major Project 2

DID40002 25 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent 
    This unit will be delivered both on-line and on-campus in Semester 2 2020.
    Please check your timetable for on campus locatio

Contact hours

  • 5 Hours per week

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20


Assumed Knowledge
3D CAD Proficiency
Competence in design sketching and research methods

Aims and objectives

This unit involves a detailed and professional level project that is executed to an industry standard. The project addresses the developments undertaken in Capstone: Industrial Design Major Project 1 to enable a high quality project outcome. Designers will refine their project brief and plans in response to previous studies in Capstone: Industrial Design Major Project 1. This unit addresses the development of research skills and the synthesis of research with design practice. Students will develop a specific project outcome that is highly refined and detailed.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Produce a refined brief and project plan that outlines a strategy for solving a well-defined problem
2. Critically evaluate proposed design directions through real-world justifications, substantiated by continuing critical analysis of relevant trends and issues
3. Produce a highly refined and detailed design outcome and prototype to professional standards
4. Evaluate the investigative process and outcomes through concise, coherent and well-structured documentation, reports and presentations.
5. Articulate the commercial viability of an outcome through a concise understanding of manufacturing requirements and production costs

Courses with unit

Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) (Honours)