Industry Placement 2

DES30062 25 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One semester

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


DES30061 Industry Placement 1

Aims and objectives

This unit further extends students' practical knowledge and academic performance by offering experiential, discipline-specific learning through an Industry Placement. It provides students with opportunities to refine advanced design skills within a professional context, participate in creative team dynamics and gain further insights into contemporary workplace culture, ethics, issues, responsibilities and practices for communication design practice. Students will have the opportunities to contextualise existing design skills within a professional environment.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate high level design skills.
2. Develop time management strategies.
3. Recognise and respond to the differing expectations of employer and client dynamics in a design workplace.
4. Enhance critical reflective skills to evaluate design solutions.
5. Articulate and design process, experience and outcomes.