Graduate Diploma in Design

Assessments are being adjusted and adapted to suit the needs posed by distance-learning. Your tutors will shortly update this information.

Note: Most of these dates remain the same, but the submissions are moving to mainly digital formats to be uploaded remotely.

DS53039A Pathway Design Project 

Briefing: 10.00am 7 February 2020
Duration: 12 weeks 

Assessment format
Video recording of oral presentation, digital PDF process portfolio, documentation of models and project report in digital format uploaded to VLE. 

Interim Presentation

Deadline: 27 March 2020
Format: 10 minute visual and oral presentation of your work to date.

Final Presentation – formative assessment   

Deadline: 22 May 2020
Format: 20 minute visual and oral presentation of your project.

Final Submission – summative assessment

Deadline: 4pm 29 May 2020
Format: Visual presentation of your project including supporting work (i.e. sketches, mapping, models & prototyping, experiments, films, etc.), 1500 word project report. Upload to (VLE).

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