Methods of Investigation

DDD10002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours per Semester



Aims and objectives

 This unit emphasises contextual investigations as integral to solving practical design problems.
It explores how a designer might generate and apply information to design, introducing the skills and literacies
fundamental to design research. Students will undertake informed design development and the exploration of
research potential within a design brief.
After successfully completing this unit students should be able to:
1. Identify the relationship between methods for investigating the relevant contexts, and decision-making processes
for given design problems
2. Prepare a design proposal based on relevant contextual investigative research methods, awareness of ethical
issues, and appropriate decision-making processes
3. Report on the project showing evidence of relevant investigative research methods and decision-making processes.

Courses with unit

This unit will be offered for the final time in 2019